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Irrigation systems are a sure-fire way to ensure that your crops are watered an appropriate amount and within their specific requirements, particularly if your irrigation system is set up with a timer. Which is why it makes perfect sense to apply your fertiliser in the same way.

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Did you know that over two thirds of strawberries in the UK are now grown here rather than overseas, approximately 90% of those strawberries are grown in polytunnels and Northern Polytunnels supplies the UK’s top strawberry growers.

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One of the most important factors to consider when growing produce in polytunnels is ventilation.Proper ventilation for your polytunnel is crucial to getting the most out of your crops.

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Single-use plastics are undoubtedly one of the greatest threats to nature and as we become more and more aware of the issues we face; we are all looking for ways to reduce our carbon footprint. Although it may not seem it, a polytunnel can actually do more good to the environment than harm.

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Did you know that over two thirds of strawberries in the UK are now grown here, and approximately 90% of those strawberries are grown in polytunnels. Northern Polytunnels supplies the UK’s top strawberry growers.

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Not that long ago, polythene tunnels were seen as a second-class option, opted for only by growers who did not want to incur the expense of a glasshouse, but special qualities in modern polythene covers such as spectral filters, additives and polymer technology have made polytunnels a more viable option.

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With the Met Office anticipating that this summer's fine weather will last throughout June, July and August, it’s becoming ever more important for soft fruit growers in the UK to look at ways in which they can adapt to increased temperatures. Whilst there are a number of methods to choose from, today we're looking at ventilation.

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One of the most important factors to consider when growing produce in polytunnels is ventilation, and there are certainly plenty of benefits to ensuring that there is adequate air movement inside your polytunnel.

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As some of you may know, we have started a little NP kitchen garden to help fill our lunch boxes and so our mum's know we are getting our greens. I'll be keeping you posted as the season goes on... as a novice myself, I will be relying on our experienced irrigation and polytunnel team for advice and giving you some helpful tips along the way too. Follow me on my journey to become ‪#‎LunchBoxSelfSufficient‬

 

First things first, irrigation.

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Clear or diffused, clear or diffused…confused?

We have introduced a new polytunnel cover to our range of polythene - Super Lux 50:50. It has been developed specifically for the UK climate by world leading crop biologists from UK universities.

The benefits of diffused light can vary from crop to crop, month to month and region to region. Very highly diffusing polytunnel covers perform well under clear skies in the summer months but in cloudy conditions and during the ‘shoulders’ of the growing season when sunlight is already diffused can lead to too much light being scattered out of the greenhouse.

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Without a doubt the ultimate summer sport is cricket and with the cricket season fast approaching, there’s no time like the present to get some practice…

We’ve have used our expert knowledge of steel film-clad structures and designed what we think is the best portable cricket net cage that creates the perfect batting practice area.

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Your business is important to us, we want to provide you with the highest quality products to enable you to run your business smoothly and hassle free.

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Our team have over 80 years combined experience in...

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Our GROWCELL project in conjunction with Lancaster University.

The aim of this project is to develop a controlled environment growing chamber with LED Lighting, Which would produce crops with lower energy consumptions and less water in any external environment.

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Our aim is to design a structure that will solve the issues that polythene clad structures have and bring the structure up to modern EN glasshouse standards.

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Largely used by commercial growers and other businesses within the agriculture and horticulture industries, commercial polytunnels are a cost effective solution to growing crops and housing livestock.

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Built to measure, we produce polytunnels that are specifically designed and manufactured to meet your individual growing requirements, therefore when selecting your horticulture polytunnel it is vital you know what you’ll be growing.

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If you’re looking to invest money in a high quality commercial polytunnel then it’s more than likely you’ll need to apply for planning permission.

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With winter just around the corner farmers up and down the country will soon begin their preparations for the busy lambing season ahead! Managing your animals’ welfare is vital throughout the year but more so during the up and coming months as temperatures plummet dramatically during the harshening British winter.

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Northern Polytunnels are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of high quality Water Storage Tanks, designed to provide a cost effective solution for the permanent or temporary storage of bulk water.

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For more than 40 years, Northern Polytunnels has been supplying their customers with high-quality polytunnels, greenhouses and other commercial structures. Our reputation has not only been built upon providing expert services throughout the design and construction process - it has also been enhanced by the levels of after-sales support that we offer. One way that we have achieved this is to offer insights about maintaining optimal conditions within our structures, and our new Dehumidification Unit allows growers to get the maximum value from their investment.

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