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High Tunnel Structures:
Gothic 3rd generation high tunnel survives heavy wet snow fall April 28th, 2015.
Haygrove 2nd Generation High Tunnels
2nd generation Haygrove Manure application in a 2nd 2nd generation high tunnel high tunnels at the University generation high tunnel. ready for planting. of Saskatchewan in June 2012. Complex entailed 8 gutter connected tunnels – each tunnel 28′ x 200′.
Rented lift equipment was Construction of a 3rd Installing support posts for required to install heavy generation high tunnel. a 3rd generation high tunnel. sheets of polyethylene Landscape fabric designed over the 18′ peak of the to stop weed growth along 2nd generation high tunnel. the edges of the tunnel.
High Tunnel Crops:
Heavy fruit production in Basil intercropped Lettuce growing between
mid-October by Autumn between trellised tomato crop rows in the high
Britten, a primocane type plants in the high tunnel. tunnel (2015) raspberry growing in a high tunnel.
High Tunnel Maintenance:
Removing skin on Super Spraying inside the Super Parking the cover of the Solo (fall 2014). Solo high tunnel in an effort Super Solo tunnel half to remove soil picked up way up the side of the during winter storage and tunnel in fall of 2015. subsequent installation of the cover (spring 2015).
Bark mulch around the Plastic mulch laid by machine. Training tomatoes to periphery of the high tunnel strings attached to the controls weeds and provides supports in a Gothic a dry walking path around tunnel. the tunnel.
High Tunnel Pests and Disease:
High Tunnel Frost Protection:
Benefits of High Tunnels:
Problems with High Tunnels:
Insufficient growing Overcrowding inside Plant damage from trampling. room for some crops high tunnel. in the small 1st generation tunnels.
Abnormal pepper fruit Abnormal growth of Bacterial leaf blight on caused by herbicide tomatoes due to herbicide peppers caused by the drift into the drift into the tunnel. combination of high temp. tunnel. & high relative humidity conditions in the tunnel.
Wind blowing into the tunnels Heat stressed blows watermelon vines to peppers. the opposite side of the tunnel.