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    MedicPedro is offline Germinator
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    Default Polytunnel newbie. Tips please.

    Greetings. New to the site but looks like I'll be here for a long time. Really good info.
    I'm getting a polytunnel in the next few days. 6m by 3m. Just after some general tips really. Any info would be great. Really looking forward to getting stuck in.
    Cheers now.
    Ped.

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    That's the size I've got and it took me two to three days to fill it. I recommend getting a book on poly growing as it all depends on what you want to grow. Unless you're looking for tips on how to put it up, in which case I'll let others guide you.
    Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better...Albert Einstein

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    Second time I've recommended this book tonight !

    http://www.green-shopping.co.uk/how-...ear-round.html
    Are y'oroight booy?

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    Hi Pedro, welcome to the Vine. Whereabouts are you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rustylady View Post
    Hi Pedro, welcome to the Vine. Whereabouts are you?
    Hey Rusty. I'm I'm Swindon. Currently drowning in the drought!!!
    Cheers.
    Ped.

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    Vince's link didnt work for me, I 'think' this is the same book he recommended ??? Anyway, I have this one and it's great ...
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Polytunn...9425710&sr=1-1

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    Cheers. Just ordered it. Be with me Saturday. Looks good.
    Ped.

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    If you are looking for Polytunnel growing guides, please see the following link June Growing Guide You will find a series of guides complete with all the do's and don’ts of growing the most popular crops in a Polytunnel. Whether you are looking to try growing something new, or just want to improve your existing crops these guides will make sure your polytunnel gardening is a big hit with all the family all year round.
    All the best
    FT
    Last edited by First Tunnels Polytunnels; 15-06-2012 at 12:23 PM.

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