polytunnel


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polytunnel

(ˈpɒlɪˌtʌnəl)
n
(Botany) a large tunnel made of polythene and used as a greenhouse
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A NATURAL: John Swinney, helped by pupils, plants a pumpkin in the polytunnel. Photograph by Sandy McCook
gardeners in the group use the polytunnel to cultivate various plants.
The new orchard, rubbery and polytunnel was created at the village's community allotments.
The organisations have presented students at the special school, which caters for a wide range of learning needs, with a new polytunnel.
In the next 12 months, the school, in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, is planning an additional polytunnel, increasing its growing capacity with eight additional raised beds, and would even like to start their own start plant nursery.
Dr Andrew Jenkins in the polytunnel on the roof of Irwell House, below
The cash is urgently needed so that her friend, Morag Patterson, can buy a polytunnel to keep her small Capenoch Garden Nursery at Penpont going after recent heavy snow smashed her main greenhouse, threatening her only income.
Worth the wait: It's a long way from seedling to flowering plant, Some varieties will grow outdoors in the UK but a polytunnel or greenhouse is best FOR those of you itching to get growing again, there are veg, such as tomatoes and chillies, that will benefit from an early indoor sowing later this month or during February.
QI have bought dwarf lupins and at the moment they are under a small polytunnel. Do I keep them there and do I need to feed them?
You can grow tomatoes in a polytunnel, conservatory or a glasshouse.
As part of the next phase of the garden's development, the volunteer committee which runs the site had been looking for ways in which to fund the purchase of a polytunnel to grow a greater range of plants.
Senior figures at Qipco and Ascot will next month visit Poland to see the trial deployment of an 'air-filled polytunnel' that Qipco's chief racing adviser David Redvers believes would have prevented last year's Champions Day taking place in heavy conditions.