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  2. Eden1
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    Polly Tunnel Jobs For This Month

    I did all my planting and tidying in May, used some new peat free stuff. All I have is 6 beds of weeds no veg came up what a disaster I’ve had to redo everything but not in the tunnel. I changed...
    I did all my planting and tidying in May, used some new peat free stuff. All I have is 6 beds of weeds no veg came up what a disaster I’ve had to redo everything but not in the tunnel. I changed to a different compost with good results, so, I’ll not be biting any of that stuff again, wasn’t...
    I did all my planting and tidying in May, used some new peat free stuff. All I have is 6 beds of weeds no veg came up what a disaster I’ve had to redo everything but not in the tunnel. I changed to a different compost with good results, so, I’ll...
    I did all my planting and tidying in May, used some new peat free stuff. All I have is 6 beds of weeds no veg came up what a disaster I’ve had to redo everything but not in the tunnel. I changed...
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  3. Steve R
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    Steve's Polytunnels

    Over the next couple of weeks I'll get this topic right up to date again finishing off the 2018 season and adding the whole of the 2019 season.Steve...:)
    Over the next couple of weeks I'll get this topic right up to date again finishing off the 2018 season and adding the whole of the 2019 season.Steve...:)
    Over the next couple of weeks I'll get this topic right up to date again finishing off the 2018 season and adding the whole of the 2019 season.Steve...:)
    Over the next couple of weeks I'll get this topic right up to date again finishing off the 2018 season and adding the whole of the 2019 season.Steve...:)
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  4. Marley Farley
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    MARLEY’S TUNNEL 2019

    @Steve R I ever thought I would say this, but..... Not a Welcome bee in my tunnel..! :yikes:
    @Steve R I ever thought I would say this, but..... Not a Welcome bee in my tunnel..! :yikes:
    @Steve R I ever thought I would say this, but..... Not a Welcome bee in my tunnel..! :yikes:
    @Steve R I ever thought I would say this, but..... Not a Welcome bee in my tunnel..! :yikes:
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  5. Eden1
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    Sticky thread suggestion

    Good morning sticky threads are monitored weekly by the team and some are removed but on the rare occasion the odd one is missed ,and the team often receive a pm from members asking for a thread...
    Good morning sticky threads are monitored weekly by the team and some are removed but on the rare occasion the odd one is missed ,and the team often receive a pm from members asking for a thread to be changed to a sticky status and this is discussed by the team and usually the request is granted
    Good morning sticky threads are monitored weekly by the team and some are removed but on the rare occasion the odd one is missed ,and the team often receive a pm from members asking for a thread to be changed to a sticky status and this is...
    Good morning sticky threads are monitored weekly by the team and some are removed but on the rare occasion the odd one is missed ,and the team often receive a pm from members asking for a thread...
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  6. Webmaster
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    My Polytunnel(s)

    Nicely done Nathan..Steve...:)
    Nicely done Nathan..Steve...:)
    Nicely done Nathan..Steve...:)
    Nicely done Nathan..Steve...:)
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  8. Oldman2

    Making the best of a cheap Amazon tunnel and gaffa question

    The wife is filling it up quite quickly, I thought 5 x 3mtr would take a while but not much space left now. Strawberry pole planters at the end with 5mtr of tomato's behind the screen door.
    The wife is filling it up quite quickly, I thought 5 x 3mtr would take a while but not much space left now. Strawberry pole planters at the end with 5mtr of tomato's behind the screen door.
    The wife is filling it up quite quickly, I thought 5 x 3mtr would take a while but not much space left now. Strawberry pole planters at the end with 5mtr of tomato's behind the screen door.
    The wife is filling it up quite quickly, I thought 5 x 3mtr would take a while but not much space left now. Strawberry pole planters at the end with 5mtr of tomato's behind the screen door.
    zip end done.jpg sliding door fitted.jpg door open.jpg plate near finished.jpg plate finished.jpg gaffa both sides.jpg
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  9. Andy frost83

    Custom polly tunnel

    Just build a bigger conservatory, but have a no clutter rule
    Just build a bigger conservatory, but have a no clutter rule
    Just build a bigger conservatory, but have a no clutter rule
    Just build a bigger conservatory, but have a no clutter rule
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  10. gardenliberated

    Best Way to Secure My Polytunnel?

    They have only got one in stock and it's in Stoke. :biggrin:
    They have only got one in stock and it's in Stoke. :biggrin:
    They have only got one in stock and it's in Stoke. :biggrin:
    They have only got one in stock and it's in Stoke. :biggrin:
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  11. Soundof trains

    Fruit growing in a polytunnel

    Hello.I have just put up a polytunnel (10x20ft) which will mainly be used for seedlings, peppers, tomatoes etc. But I'd like to have a couple of permanent residents as well.I was thinking of...
    Hello.I have just put up a polytunnel (10x20ft) which will mainly be used for seedlings, peppers, tomatoes etc. But I'd like to have a couple of permanent residents as well.I was thinking of growing a vine (there are roof bars) but I'm not sure I want lots of eating grapes (and I don't want...
    Hello.I have just put up a polytunnel (10x20ft) which will mainly be used for seedlings, peppers, tomatoes etc. But I'd like to have a couple of permanent residents as well.I was thinking of growing a vine (there are roof bars) but I'm not...
    Hello.I have just put up a polytunnel (10x20ft) which will mainly be used for seedlings, peppers, tomatoes etc. But I'd like to have a couple of permanent residents as well.I was thinking of...
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  12. Clare B

    New allotment - polytunnel advice needed

    Had a really good sized cloche with a clear cover. Good size that I was able to screw down onto one of my raised beds! Then I left a 'door' slightly open and Arwel blew it to bits during its...
    Had a really good sized cloche with a clear cover. Good size that I was able to screw down onto one of my raised beds! Then I left a 'door' slightly open and Arwel blew it to bits during its second Winter! No problem, I thought! However the firm eventually, i was able to get them to admit, they...
    Had a really good sized cloche with a clear cover. Good size that I was able to screw down onto one of my raised beds! Then I left a 'door' slightly open and Arwel blew it to bits during its second Winter! No problem, I thought! However the firm...
    Had a really good sized cloche with a clear cover. Good size that I was able to screw down onto one of my raised beds! Then I left a 'door' slightly open and Arwel blew it to bits during its...
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  13. Frazzled

    Clearing blight from a polytunnel?

    Dammit! I knew it was too early to start letting the beard grow for winter :biggrin:
    Dammit! I knew it was too early to start letting the beard grow for winter :biggrin:
    Dammit! I knew it was too early to start letting the beard grow for winter :biggrin:
    Dammit! I knew it was too early to start letting the beard grow for winter :biggrin:
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  14. Frazzled

    Please critique this polytunnel strategy

    It's all weeds in the top pic. Yes, that's ground elder along the border. I'm thinking about doing exactly what you suggest of spraying around the outside to control it, although I'm not a big fan...
    It's all weeds in the top pic. Yes, that's ground elder along the border. I'm thinking about doing exactly what you suggest of spraying around the outside to control it, although I'm not a big fan of spraying. All the advice I hear about ground elder is that nuking is the only way to really...
    It's all weeds in the top pic. Yes, that's ground elder along the border. I'm thinking about doing exactly what you suggest of spraying around the outside to control it, although I'm not a big fan of spraying. All the advice I hear about ground...
    It's all weeds in the top pic. Yes, that's ground elder along the border. I'm thinking about doing exactly what you suggest of spraying around the outside to control it, although I'm not a big fan...
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  15. Peas

    Mini polytunnel uses

    Thank you :)
    Thank you :)
    Thank you :)
    Thank you :)
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  16. Purple Streaks

    Root Ginger

    In the past I grew a mango inadvertently. I got thrown on the compost heap and buried under other kitchen waste and grass cuttings. About a month or two later I noticed it had sprouted when I was...
    In the past I grew a mango inadvertently. I got thrown on the compost heap and buried under other kitchen waste and grass cuttings. About a month or two later I noticed it had sprouted when I was lightly turning the heap. :noidea:
    In the past I grew a mango inadvertently. I got thrown on the compost heap and buried under other kitchen waste and grass cuttings. About a month or two later I noticed it had sprouted when I was lightly turning the heap. :noidea:
    In the past I grew a mango inadvertently. I got thrown on the compost heap and buried under other kitchen waste and grass cuttings. About a month or two later I noticed it had sprouted when I was...
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  17. FrancescaH

    Low polytunnel, what would you sow?

    Hi,Not a polytunnel grower, but as its a low one doubt there are many plants that would benefit from one in summer when you normally want them to get maximum sunshine and fresh air.You do see...
    Hi,Not a polytunnel grower, but as its a low one doubt there are many plants that would benefit from one in summer when you normally want them to get maximum sunshine and fresh air.You do see Strawbs in large polytunnels like the commerical growers but for domestic use would think some...
    Hi,Not a polytunnel grower, but as its a low one doubt there are many plants that would benefit from one in summer when you normally want them to get maximum sunshine and fresh air.You do see Strawbs in large polytunnels like the commerical...
    Hi,Not a polytunnel grower, but as its a low one doubt there are many plants that would benefit from one in summer when you normally want them to get maximum sunshine and fresh air.You do see...
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    379
  18. weedaway

    Metal Sheds, What Do You Think

    Right, its fixed. Yardmaster sent me a superb video. Many thanks for all your comments.
    Right, its fixed. Yardmaster sent me a superb video. Many thanks for all your comments.
    Right, its fixed. Yardmaster sent me a superb video. Many thanks for all your comments.
    Right, its fixed. Yardmaster sent me a superb video. Many thanks for all your comments.
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  19. Eden1

    Roll on Spring - Advice need on first growing season

    I would always start tomato seeds in a heated propagator, not move them into a polytunnel until May, and even then be prepared to cocoon in fleece or even bring back indoors on cold nights.
    I would always start tomato seeds in a heated propagator, not move them into a polytunnel until May, and even then be prepared to cocoon in fleece or even bring back indoors on cold nights.
    I would always start tomato seeds in a heated propagator, not move them into a polytunnel until May, and even then be prepared to cocoon in fleece or even bring back indoors on cold nights.
    I would always start tomato seeds in a heated propagator, not move them into a polytunnel until May, and even then be prepared to cocoon in fleece or even bring back indoors on cold nights.
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  20. Eden1

    Beginners Tunnel

    My three 6 x 10m tunnels are fixed down at the perimeter using 4 L brackets cast int concrete pads each side bolted to tunnel framework, plus 3 timber raking struts either side of central path...
    My three 6 x 10m tunnels are fixed down at the perimeter using 4 L brackets cast int concrete pads each side bolted to tunnel framework, plus 3 timber raking struts either side of central path bolted at tops to tunnel framework and bolted to timber stakes at base driven into ground with...
    My three 6 x 10m tunnels are fixed down at the perimeter using 4 L brackets cast int concrete pads each side bolted to tunnel framework, plus 3 timber raking struts either side of central path bolted at tops to tunnel framework and bolted to...
    My three 6 x 10m tunnels are fixed down at the perimeter using 4 L brackets cast int concrete pads each side bolted to tunnel framework, plus 3 timber raking struts either side of central path...
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  21. Scrungee

    My £50 polytunnel from eBay

    Scrungee: Did you ever get round to making a hinged door for this?
    Scrungee: Did you ever get round to making a hinged door for this?
    Scrungee: Did you ever get round to making a hinged door for this?
    Scrungee: Did you ever get round to making a hinged door for this?
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  22. steventravers

    Poly Tunnel

    Many thanks for the info, saved me wasting money.
    Many thanks for the info, saved me wasting money.
    Many thanks for the info, saved me wasting money.
    Many thanks for the info, saved me wasting money.
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  23. Belto

    My Poly Tunnel

    Thanks for your reply's. Can you indicate how to understand ventilation required? I do not want to seal completely as this will generate problems, but I wish to maintain as much heat and...
    Thanks for your reply's. Can you indicate how to understand ventilation required? I do not want to seal completely as this will generate problems, but I wish to maintain as much heat and favorable growing conditions as possible.
    Thanks for your reply's. Can you indicate how to understand ventilation required? I do not want to seal completely as this will generate problems, but I wish to maintain as much heat and favorable growing conditions as possible.
    Thanks for your reply's. Can you indicate how to understand ventilation required? I do not want to seal completely as this will generate problems, but I wish to maintain as much heat and...
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  24. Nosivad

    What to grow

    Just about any crop you like except the most tender ones like toms and runner beans.+ what lori mentions, Spuds, Beetroot, Leeks , so many to choose and try.Got any heating or heated areas...
    Just about any crop you like except the most tender ones like toms and runner beans.+ what lori mentions, Spuds, Beetroot, Leeks , so many to choose and try.Got any heating or heated areas in there to help start off the seeds ?Hmmmm...... think the last time @Nosivad in the...
    Just about any crop you like except the most tender ones like toms and runner beans.+ what lori mentions, Spuds, Beetroot, Leeks , so many to choose and try.Got any heating or heated areas in there to help start off the seeds...
    Just about any crop you like except the most tender ones like toms and runner beans.+ what lori mentions, Spuds, Beetroot, Leeks , so many to choose and try.Got any heating or heated areas...
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  25. andrews

    Cane / plant support ideas

    Nope, they are from a shop fixture I re purposed. It used to be a stand in a garden centre that held sheet materials (weed membrane, polythene etc), so my crop bars where the rollers of that....
    Nope, they are from a shop fixture I re purposed. It used to be a stand in a garden centre that held sheet materials (weed membrane, polythene etc), so my crop bars where the rollers of that. Super strong and heavy duty.Steve...:)
    Nope, they are from a shop fixture I re purposed. It used to be a stand in a garden centre that held sheet materials (weed membrane, polythene etc), so my crop bars where the rollers of that. Super strong and heavy duty.Steve...:)
    Nope, they are from a shop fixture I re purposed. It used to be a stand in a garden centre that held sheet materials (weed membrane, polythene etc), so my crop bars where the rollers of that....
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  26. Jimcub

    Another eBay poly

    Weeding done now the hard bit of removing the cover, my bodies not made for digging anymore
    Weeding done now the hard bit of removing the cover, my bodies not made for digging anymore
    Weeding done now the hard bit of removing the cover, my bodies not made for digging anymore
    Weeding done now the hard bit of removing the cover, my bodies not made for digging anymore
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  27. Pedro61

    Temperature comparison inside and out

    I've just viewed this video by Charles Dowding - see from approximately 11 minutes onwards.His observations seem to match my own. Looks like it could be due to lack of air movement inside the PT.
    I've just viewed this video by Charles Dowding - see from approximately 11 minutes onwards.His observations seem to match my own. Looks like it could be due to lack of air movement inside the PT.
    I've just viewed this video by Charles Dowding - see from approximately 11 minutes onwards.His observations seem to match my own. Looks like it could be due to lack of air movement inside the PT.
    I've just viewed this video by Charles Dowding - see from approximately 11 minutes onwards.His observations seem to match my own. Looks like it could be due to lack of air movement inside the PT.
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