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by EarthTongue
Thu Apr 21, 2011 6:44 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Heating a Polytunnel
Replies: 15
Views: 4299

Re: Heating a Polytunnel

Hello oldjerry, actually, hats off to Anna Edey of Solviva fame, as using livestock as greenhouse heating elements is something she writes about (along with many other interesting topics.) There are also some folks over at the permies.com forum doing some interesting stuff (in the US) using rocket m...
by EarthTongue
Wed Apr 20, 2011 6:25 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: Heating a Polytunnel
Replies: 15
Views: 4299

Re: Heating a Polytunnel

Hi Greenmax, some ideas for you -- but you might not have space for these in your polytunnel as it sounds pretty small. 1) Keep some rabbits (or guinea pigs) in there, in a suitable enclosure, under the potting bench. Livestock can process some used greens for you and add a little heat & CO2 to ...
by EarthTongue
Tue Apr 19, 2011 6:39 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Newbie from Bristol
Replies: 7
Views: 467

Newbie from Bristol

Hello folks,

I met Andy on a fungi foray in 2010 and figured it was about time to join the forum after sitting on the fence for a while. Hope to learn a lot of interesting things here.
by EarthTongue
Tue Apr 19, 2011 6:36 pm
Forum: Author-ish Photographer- ish - Write or take photos for Selfsufficientish
Topic: Make your own polytunnel cheap!
Replies: 21
Views: 31880

Re: Make your own polytunnel cheap!

Hi Stargazer,

I like the simplicity (and relative low cost) of your polytunnel. What gauge pipes did you use? 25mm/32mm?

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