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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
More tools for your polytunnel

More tools for your polytunnel

Here’s another set of really useful polytunnel / greenhouse tools. Some are obvious enough, some less so - but they're all pretty much essential!
Essential tools for your polytunnel

Essential tools for your polytunnel

Having the right tools and materials in your polytunnel saves time and effort, and needn't cost a fortune.
The first year in a polytunnel: planning, beds and seeds

The first year in a polytunnel: planning, beds and seeds

If you’re thinking of putting in a polytunnel here are some tips on how to plan everything – including filling it with your first plants. Don’t just jump in! There are some important...
Growing cucumbers

Growing cucumbers

Indoors or outdoors, growing cucumbers is easy provided you take good care of the seedlings.
Grow strawberries in a polytunnel for really early crops

Grow strawberries in a polytunnel for really early crops

Forget June - you can be picking fresh, tasty strawberries as early as April using a polytunnel.
Garlic and Elephant Garlic

Garlic and Elephant Garlic

Garlic is easy to grow and virtually pest-free, so it’s well worth giving it some space - especially in a polytunnel or greenhouse.
Growing citrus trees

Growing citrus trees

It's quite possible to grow citrus trees in the UK, so long as you can give them a warm, sheltered spot.
Polytunnels in Winter

Polytunnels in Winter

Understanding the tunnel environment in winter means separating three important factors which affect plant growth; sunlight, temperature and wind chill.
The Tashi Tunnel: sending a polytunnel to India

The Tashi Tunnel: sending a polytunnel to India

We're sending a polytunnel to an organic farm in south India. Why? Find out here.
Growing Onions

Growing Onions

Easy to grow and easy to store, there are lots of different types of onion available and different approaches to growing them.
Types of Polytunnel

Types of Polytunnel

The basic structure of a polytunnel (hoophouse) is simple, but variations on the basic theme include some impressive high-end products.
Polytunnel Uses

Polytunnel Uses

A brief summary of the most popular uses of polytunnels from vegetable growing to sheltering animals in winter.
Growing Under Cover: an introduction

Growing Under Cover: an introduction

Being able to grow under cover is crucial in any plot. But which is right for you - growing under plastic, or under glass?
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