polytunnel getting it right!

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polytunnel getting it right!
« on: December 23, 2012, 13:34 »
hi guys,

I've had my plot now for just over a year, the first year has been hard to say the least, i have a good size fruit cages all set up just need transferring from pots. a good sized green house, 4 raised beds 8'x 6' out side, a few smaller beds, as from a few days ago i'm now a proud owner on a polytunnel


i'm looking for some advice please.
i am hoping on getting it put up in between Christmas and the new year, it's new home/space on my allotment is 6 x 3m  clearing, it's ready to go, the questions i have are:-

Do i dig a trench for the frame and the cover to sit in and refill it? if so what death do you recommend? the site can get windy at times (my green house has survive so far).
My soil in heavy clay, i have manure to dig in.

Can anyone suggest any way of having the layout inside?

I'm planning on collecting the run off water in a tank or water butt on the opposite end of the entrance outside which feeds a smaller one inside.

Any help would be much appreciated pictures would be cool.

Thanks Guys and a Happy Christmas lets hope the grow seasons improve.
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Re: polytunnel getting it right!
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2012, 13:38 »
Hi Dan, I'll lock this one as a duplicate of this thread:


"They say a snow year's a good year" -- Rutherford.

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