Tag: polytunnel

  • 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…

  • How to install a polytunnel: 10 top tips for success

    How to install a polytunnel: 10 top tips for success

    Garden tunnels are an excellent addition to any household garden, allotment, or smallholding, providing a controlled environment for your plants and helping to extend the growing season. Whether you are a seasoned gardener or just starting out, installing a garden polytunnel can be the start of a rewarding hobby. You may be wondering ‘how do…

  • What to grow in June

    What to grow in June

    June has arrived! Discover the best fruits and vegetables to grow this month. Garden tunnels allow you to grow all year round making them a valuable asset to have in your garden. If you’re struggling to know what to grow in June, look at our helpful growing guide! WHat can you grow in your polytunnel…

  • 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…

  • Growing a cut Flower garden in your polytunnel

    Growing a cut Flower garden in your polytunnel

    Growing a cut flower garden can be extremely rewarding and is a fun way to do something different with your polytunnel growing space, even if you only dedicate a small section of your garden tunnel to flowers. Growing your own flowers can provide your home with a splash of colour and makes flower-giving on birthdays…