Tag: garden tunnels

  • Let The New Year Commence!

    Let The New Year Commence!

    Hello! Happy New Year to everyone- hasn’t January flown by! A real contrast for us to start the year with as we spent a wonderful two weeks in South Africa. We were fortunate enough to have some beautiful weather as well as seeing some great sights, especially on Safari. It is never easy coming home…

  • How is growing your own vegetables sustainable?

    How is growing your own vegetables sustainable?

    Growing your own food is not only fulfilling and cost-efficient, but it also helps to alleviate pressures on industrial food production. Global food suppliers directly contribute to a steady increase in carbon emissions through their methods of growing and distributing food. Research indicates that approximately 25% of global carbon emissions are caused by the worldwide…

  • Care guide for your polytunnel Garden in hot weather

    Care guide for your polytunnel Garden in hot weather

    The weather during British summer time is unpredictable to say the least! The hot weather has returned this week, which can pose challenges to gardeners, especially those with polytunnel gardens. While polytunnels – https://gardentunnels.co.uk/shop/ provide protection and create a controlled environment, they also trap heat and increase the temperature inside. To ensure the health and…

  • Should I be collecting rainwater?

    Should I be collecting rainwater?

    Is water becoming less available? Despite recent downpours, reservoir levels across the country are not as they used to be because of lower-than-average rainfall in May and June. As seen in July, the impact of climate change and the mismanagement of water companies mean that hosepipe bans are becoming the norm in British Summertime. As a result, if you…

  • 9 Reasons Why Haygrove Garden Tunnels are the best polytunnel for your allotment 

    9 Reasons Why Haygrove Garden Tunnels are the best polytunnel for your allotment 

    Polytunnels are becoming a popular site on an allotment. This is because they offer much more space than your standard greenhouse and allow you to extend the growing season! Discover more about the best polytunnel for allotments and why you should consider one. 1. More growing space than a glasshouse If you grow on an…

  • Best vegetables to grow in winter

    Best vegetables to grow in winter

    You can grow a lot of vegetables in winter in a polytunnel, particularly crops that will benefit from the additional warmth and protection. In the UK, the weather can be very temperamental, making Garden Tunnels all the more useful for controlling climate and ensuring you get a good harvest. Normally, a polytunnel will extend your…

  • Planning ahead for spring with a Garden Tunnel

    Planning ahead for spring with a Garden Tunnel

    Give your garden a head start It’s always an exciting time when buying your first garden tunnel. However, there are many things to consider before diving in, and it’s important to plan ahead when it comes to purchasing and setting up your garden tunnel. We’ve pulled together some top tips if you’re considering a garden…

  • Can you Save money by growing your own produce?

    Can you Save money by growing your own produce?

    Can you save money by growing your own produce? Brexit has had a big impact on the price of supermarket food imported from European countries. UKICE has reported that trade barriers introduced after leaving the EU led to a 6% increase in UK food prices between December 2019 and September 2021. The current cost of…

  • Everything you need to know to raise a thriving garden

    Everything you need to know to raise a thriving garden

    Our thanks to Emma Croft from Get Gardening for featuring our Garden Tunnels in her blog post.  A garden can be a fun and practical hobby, giving you the chance to spend time outdoors while raising fresh produce to enjoy. Whether you have a garden in your yard or a large-scale operation, Haygrove Garden Tunnels provides polytunnels in…