Strong Winds? No Problem! Secure Your Polytunnel

Tony O'Neill confidently secures his polytunnel against strong winds, using sturdy straps and anchors.

The fight to keep Polytunnels grounded in the face of storms is continuous – until it is solved. Here we explore how to keep your Polytunnel, with its low size-to-weight ratio, from being blown away by the powerful and often destructive force – wind. We take a brief look at the science behind it and then look at how to mitigate the risk factors.

Can a greenhouse be double-glazed?

A vibrant greenhouse filled with lush green plants and flowers. The sunlight filters through the glass walls, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. Can you double glaze a greenhouse?

A greenhouse can be double glazed. Not only is it possible, but it can also be an effective way of keeping a greenhouse warm through the winter months, therefore helping certain plants or shrubs to thrive. Although double glazing is generally more costly, it is a long-term investment that can save you money on heating in the cold weather.

How to Clean a Greenhouse with Jeyes Fluid

A container of Jeyes Fluid placed inside a greenhouse, ready for cleaning greenhouses with Jeyes Fluid.

You should clean your greenhouse because it can become dirty, reducing the amount of light that reaches your plants. A greenhouse should be cleaned before the next growing season or if you have issues of recurring plant diseases. The recommended disinfectant for greenhouses is Jeyes fluid.

How To Heat Greenhouses In Winter

A snow-covered greenhouse in the middle of winter, demonstrating effective heating techniques to maintain warmth in the cold season.

There is a plethora of greenhouse heating options just might make building one in your backyard a justifiable prospect at this point in time.  See, you can never put a price tag on the feel of satisfaction you’ll garner whenever you bring flowers and fresh veggies to your table in sub-zero weather. Besides, you need not necessarily indulge yourself in a high-priced project – you ought to make this work within your budget.


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