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  • Soiling the PBLC Polytunnel by Peter Adams

    sheiladearing on 20 Oct 2011 at 10:37 AM

    It has always been the intention to build a polytunnel on the allotment area in the Peter Buckley Learning Centre. In recent months this has become reality with a 48 x 18 foot polytunnel arriving a few months ago. The area the tunnel was built on had been left completely bare of topsoil; this meant that when the tunnel was built, the finished height would be a foot higher than the clay subsoil, allowing for a thick layer of top soil to be added at a later date.

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  • SUMMER FRUITING RASPBERRIES by Garry Preston

    sheiladearing on 20 Oct 2011 at 10:22 AM

    Now is a good time to tie –in the summer fruiting raspberries before the bad weather arrives. Loose canes are easily damaged in windy weather if they are not tied in. Once the fruiting wood has been removed, preferably soon after they have finished fruiting, loosely tie in the new wood; do not tie in tightly to the wire at this stage because the new wood is rather fragile and liable to break.

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