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    Commiserations, lost over half of the panels in my new green house but all now re-glazed. Polytunnel survived ok, recovered last month with one of those preformed green types with the fibres running through it. It was really easy to fit and won't rip easily, the previous one had patched up tears all over it. Regarding extending I had to make mine a metre longer to accommodate the new cover and used heavy duty water pipe (the blue stuff) and 2 lengths of rebar about 1.5m ling hammered into the ground either side to slide the ends over. Worked well, no problem with the storm. My only concern is that it won't let in as much light being opaque and not clear.
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    Sorry to hear about your polytunnel.
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    Thanks for your comments. Was just the cover, the frame’s fine.

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    Bad luck with the poly cover, Mark. I lost half the guttering from the front of the house and a section of fencing in the back garden. Oh well, keeps the tradesmen in work.
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    Bad luck Mark. Like Mothhawk I've got a few broken fence panels/posts that I've tried temporary repairs on until I can organise a permanent repair and now I see we've got another storm coming this weekend. Happy days
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    Not good, Mark - but the upside is the frame is good.

    All I suffered was a tin gnome fell over and landed in my large olive tree pot. No idea how he got up there!
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    Its windy here in Nottingham, I guess that's why there is wind turbines being put up all over place

    Just lost a couple of fence panels here, greenhouse is ok though, mind you shes got me to change all the fence panels now, with fancy trellised ones

    I suppose they let more sunlight on the garden in the winter months at least, and be harder for the wind to damage them
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