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shrekfeet

  • Joined Sep 2008
polytunnel help please
« on: February 18, 2009, 03:26:09 pm »
Hi I'm about to erect my tunnel that I bought second hand, any guidance would be much appreciated. I found a site that had a great section about using scaffold planks rather than dig a trench for the plastic - but I can't find the site again. Any comments?
Also, any ideas where the best place to buy the plastic is?
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pierre

  • Joined Feb 2009
  • Deep in The Trossachs....
Re: polytunnel help please
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2009, 08:46:19 am »
.... hey up .....

Northern Polytunnels are excellent for plastic....

... good luck ...

Pete

juliag

  • Joined Nov 2008
  • Wanstrow somerset
Re: polytunnel help please
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2009, 03:45:46 pm »
We dug trench, not heard about scaffolding planks, however I know that some can come with a metal frame to hold them down..........
juliag

MrRee

  • Joined Jan 2008
Re: polytunnel help please
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2009, 06:55:15 pm »
There's quite a few threads already on this site with reference to polytunnels,their construction,where to source new covers and a great post by "resistence-is-fertile".
http://www.accidentalsmallholder.net/forum/index.php/topic,294.0.html
http://www.accidentalsmallholder.net/forum/index.php/topic,1486.0.html
http://www.accidentalsmallholder.net/forum/index.php/topic,314.0.html

 Enjoy! ......... Ree
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