Subject: New title on polytunnels
From: Touchwood Books
Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2009 09:06:28 +1200
 

The Polytunnel Handbook
Andy McKee and Mark Gatter
Paperback, 128 pages, 155 x 230mm, UK, 2008. $45

>From the cover -

A polytunnel can be used as an affordable, low-carbon aid to growing your own food all year round, from crispy salads and fresh vegetables in the dead of winter to juicy melons and mouth-watering grapes in high summer. But once you've decided to invest in a polytunnel, there are many questions to be answered, including:
 

“The Polytunnel Handbook” looks at all aspects of using a polytunnel, from planning your purchase to harvesting the rewards, and includes a step-by- step guide detailing how polytunnels are put up and maintained.

There are chapters on developing healthy soil and preventing pests, and a jargon-free guide to the range of often mystifying accessories that many tunnel retailers offer. For the DIY enthusiast there is a full set of instructions for building a polytunnel from scratch, and the authors explain how to keep your polytunnel productive in every season.

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