polytunnel

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polytunnel

(ˈpɒlɪˌtʌnəl)
n
(Botany) a large tunnel made of polythene and used as a greenhouse
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Since the purchase, the entrepreneurs have revitalised the centre, which was in disrepair, renovating buildings and polytunnels.
Fortunately the blaze in Deedmore Road that happened on April 5 did not affect the vegetables and flowers in plots and polytunnels in the grounds of the centre.
Tenders are invited for Construction of naturally ventilated polyhouses, Hi-tech poiyhcuses, polytunnels and Mist chamber,
The development also includes a barn, shelter, polytunnels, compost toilet and ground-mounted solar panels.
Many gardeners grow strawberries in open polytunnels or under cloches.
The weather has more impact on demand rather than crops because polytunnels mean yields are more consistent year to year.
An assortment of specialists have already been involved in the recovery operation to date, including the team at First Tunnels, who have constructed two large polytunnels at the museum's conservation centre in Cosford, Shropshire where the chemical treatment will take place.
Summary: Until a few years ago, the village of Brayqeh in Nabatieh, south Lebanon, was a landscape of plastic polytunnels used to cultivate hundreds of tons of pumpkins each year.
But now the youngsters are set to blossom as gardeners after all after Armitage's Garden Centre stepped in to donate new polytunnels, plants, compost and equipment.
Polytunnels are really for keen vegetable growers who are prepared to spend at least a couple of hundred pounds on crop protection and have the space to site them.
He was outside the Lib Dem conference to demand the replacement of nuclear energy with massive allotments tended by green-fingered owners living in solar powered polytunnels.
A narrow localist agenda could put the brakes on the growth we need - state-of-the-art polytunnels, critical to the success of our soft fruit industry; high-output glasshouses for vegetables; the latest lower-carbon, high-welfare pig, poultry and other livestock units," Kendall said.