Polytunnel Planting

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It took us longer than we had hoped but we finally have the polytunnel up and running – sort of. James finished the doors and the irrigation.

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He also made a couple of rabbit defences to stop the little furry creatures from snacking on my veggies when the doors are open.

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I have planted a lot of peppers, some aubgerines and cucummbers in grow bags as a start. The plan is to find some time to rotatvate a section so I can plant it with autumn and winter veggies – brassicas, broad beans and onions/garlic.



But we also have to deal with the crazy grass round the edges and in the middle. I am planning to strim then lay down old paper feed bags round the edges before covering with weed block.


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We have started strimming round the edges outside and it is looking good, but there is a lot more work to do.

2 responses to “Polytunnel Planting

  1. I keep getting a bit worried about our hols with you and how the great British weather might wash us away and then I get another one of your blog posts in my inbox and get all excited again! Really looking forward to seeing everything in a few weeks time, whatever the weather!!

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