Prevent polytunnel from blowing away?

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anne edmonds asked 12 years ago

I would like to invest in a polytunnel but am a bit worried that it might blow away (as happened to our trampoline along with its protective net, a few years ago). How can I minimise the chance of the polytunnel blowing away? What is the recommended orientation of a polytunnel, North-South, East-West ?I believe that our prevailing winds are from the South West. Thanks in advance for any advice you can pass on.

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 2 years ago
A polythene tunnel will not blow away, if properly erected. They can withstand a lot of exposure, but it is important to get a supplier who knows his stuff. The worst that usually happens is the cover might split.

There is more background information at: https://gardenie.wpengine.com/gerrycategory/siting-a-greenhouse/?id=5488

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