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50 years in polytunnel and steel-framed structures means that Northern Polytunnels have always been at the forefront of design and innovation. From 2018 we will be introducing high-performing steel, scientifically tested to have 20 times the protection against corrosion of regular pre-galvanised steel. ArmourGuard® by Northern Polytunnels is guaranteed to last for 100 years in even the most extreme and corrosive climates without deterioration.

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It may seem a bit premature to be thinking about getting your polytunnel ready for spring, but think again. Read our guide for tips on how to set the scene for a bountiful growing season.

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Northern Polytunnels have recently teamed up with the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens to support the nation’s community growers and agricultural projects by offering an exclusive discount on our Easy-Build polytunnel range.

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Prepare for the winter months with handy tips for frost-protection and polytunnel maintenance, as well as tips on what to sow this autumn. With winter on its way, now’s your chance to get your polytunnel organised, make way for winter crops (if you haven’t already) and prepare for the fall in temperatures.

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The best time to water your polytunnel, as with elsewhere in your garden, is in the evening. Plants with deeps roots are able to pull water up from deeper layers of the soil, but for smaller plants or those with shallow root systems (such as lettuce) watering in the evening allows more time for the plant to draw up more water than a morning application.
 
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There’s alot to consider when making the decision of growing undercover. This handy 20 point guide will help you decide whether a polytunnel is for you, debunk some polytunnel myths and explain some of the jargon. Ready? Lets get started.

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Putting up your polytunnel frame is more or less the same for any polytunnel, regardless of the manufacturer. To start any polytunnel build we recommend you use the 3,4,5 triangle (otherwise known as the Pythagoras Theorem). Don't let the name fool you, by following some simple steps you can get your polytunnel build off to the right start.

The 3,4,5 triangle is the idea that a triangle with sides of these ratios will give you the perfect right angle, giving you a perfectly 'squared up' polytunnel. Not having your foundations set up correclty will mean you are asking for a problematic build, that will likely cost you a lot of time and effort to correct.

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Winter is certainly setting in and mornings of glistening frost and a biting breeze are becoming more and more frequent. Temperatures in your polytunnel may be starting to dip below freezing, never fear though there are some tried and tested ways to keep young, tender plants snug and warm until spring arrives. 

 

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There's a lot to consider when making the decision of growing undercover. This handy guide will help you to decide whether a polytunnel is for you, debunk some of the polytunnel myths and explain some of the jargon. Ready? Let's get started.

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Proving that our Commercial Multi-Span Polytunnels have limitless possibilities, we are proud to have worked with Farmopolis, London's new floating oasis. Surrounded by the iconic vistas of the River Thames Farmopolis will relocate thousands of plants from the PHS Chelsea Flower Show to create a green oasis on the jetty at Greenwich Peninsula.

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