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Polytunnels: preparing for winter

Polytunnels: preparing for winter

Make sure you've finished preparing the polytunnel for winter before you put your feet up

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Polytunnel watering in a hosepipe ban

You can water inside a polytunnel with a soaker hose - even during a hosepipe ban

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Rejuvenating a soaker hose

Learn how to restore the performance of porous soaker hoses such as Leaky Pipe® which have deteriorated over time.

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How to clean a polytunnel

Over winter, your tunnel will become coated with algae. It's vital that the cover is cleaned in spring to let in as much light as possible.

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Taking care of your polytunnel cover

Taking care of your polytunnel cover

The cover of a polytunnel (high tunnel) should last for five years. With proper care they can last much longer, so here are the ground rules for caring for your cover.
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