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Which is the best way to position a Polytunnel?
Originally posted 2010-06-29 14:53:01.
What are all the different polythene covers?
There are 5 or 6 different polythene covers to choose from allowing you to create whichever type of environment you need. Originally posted 2010-01-15 16:41:40.
Can polytunnels be moved or extended?
Yes, but this is best done when your cover needs replacing as the polythene cannot be reused. Originally posted 2010-01-15 16:41:21.
What is Anti HotSpot Tape?
Anti hot spot tape is an important self-adhesive foam tape which acts as a cushion between the steel hoops and the polythene. Originally posted 2010-01-15 16:40:44.
How much does a replacement cover cost?
The cost of a replacement polythene cover is approximately 15-20% of the cost of the original polytunnel. Originally posted 2010-01-15 16:40:18.
How long does the polythene cover last?
We would advise using 720 gauge (180 micron) polythene – that’s the thickness used on Commercial polytunnels so will last at least 4 years. Originally posted 2010-01-15 16:39:56.
Do I need to treat the timber doors/frames?
All our polytunnels are supplied with a doors at each end. Originally posted 2010-01-15 16:39:04.
Are polytunnels environmentally friendly?
Many champions of the ‘Organic’ and ‘Self Sufficiency’ movement own Polytunnels. Originally posted 2010-01-15 16:38:36.
What can I grow in my polytunnel?
Anything…and everything! Originally posted 2010-01-15 16:24:03.
Do they blow away?
In a word…No. Originally posted 2010-01-15 16:20:37.
What’s involved in construction?
A polytunnel is constructed in three stages. Originally posted 2010-01-15 16:19:54.
How easy are polytunnels to construct?
Building a polytunnel can be quite a project, so good planning in advance is essential. Originally posted 2010-01-15 16:18:40.
Like anything there are a lot of urban myths about Polytunnels, what you can and can’t grow, how they’re built and what permission you need to build one. Originally posted 2010-01-14 13:44:00.
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