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Greenhouse Display Area

We now have 15 Glasshouses and 4 Polytunnels on display at Polydome’s HQ at Crinkill House in Birr.  With Birr Castle Demesne close by any green fingered people looking for a Greenhouse (Glasshouse or Polytunnel) will find the trip well worthwhile.  As well as seeing the largest display of Greenhouses and being able to talk to product specialists to sort you out with the best Greenhouse or Greenhouses Accessories for your situation, with good places to eat locally and the renowned Gardens and Science Centre at Birr Castle it will be a great horticultural day out.

New Doors on our Display Tunnel

We have installed double sliding doors on our 5.5m wide Display Tunnel.  They look great and overcome issues hinged doors can have on windy sites.  A strong magnet keeps the two doors together when closed.  More new products coming on stream shortly and as well as our 4 Polytunnels on display we now have 11 Glasshouses so far up as well.

Greenhouse Display Area Progress

Glad to say our Greenhouse Display area is progressing well.  We have 9 Glasshouses and 4 Polytunnels up so far with more to come in the coming weeks and months.  Our plan will be over time to develop the area to show not only the huge range of Greenhouses and Polytunnels we do but also giving examples of how they can be laid out, which is a question we are often asked by customers.  We will also over time kit out many of the Greenhouses and Polytunnels with all sorts of accessories to demonstrate their use, so our display area will not just be for visitors wanting to buy a Glasshouse but a destination for proud owners of Greenhouses wishing to enhance and utilize their investment to its full potential.  Our display area is open from 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Saturday (closed for a well deserved break between 1 and 2pm).  Why not phone and make an appointment to ensure a specialist for the product you are interested in is available and minimize your waiting time.

Display area progressing

After a busy spell of servicing orders with no time available to get our own Greenhouses up, we have finally had a window of opportunity to go at our own display area.  We have built the frames of four more Greenhouses bringing the total to 8 so far on display as well as 4 Polytunnels.  In the coming weeks we will complete these models and add a few more that we have in stock.  It is great to see some growth now with the newly laid lawns giving a lovely green carpet – so it is out with the mower tonight.

Display Greenhouses multiplying

Progress being made on display area

Successful Bloom Show

Really enjoyed the Bloom Show.  Apart from the great reaction to the Glasshouses and Polytunnels we had on display on our stand, the award winning Growhouse (Western Red Cedar Glasshouse) which we built in an award winning Garden generated a huge amount of enquiries.  It was also wonderful to meet so many of our customers who stopped in to say hello.  I find it is a very well run show with good facilities which helps to make attending and visiting a pleasurable experience.  So put the date in your diary for next year everyone!

Ireland’s leading Greenhouse Supplier

High Quality Greenhouses for Sale in Ireland

Polydome.ie sells the largest selection of greenhouses in Ireland and have been supplying Glasshouses for 18 years and Polytunnels for 27 years.  We have full time employed Greenhouse constructors and you know when you deal with us that you are talking to someone who knows what they are about.  We supply the following greenhouse types,Toughened glass greenhouses. Horticulture glass greenhouses, Polycarbonate greenhouses Lean to Greenhouses, Dwarf wall greenhouses, Large Greenhouses and small Greenhouses, We have aluminium framed greenhouses ,ceder wood greenhouses,Dwarf glass greenhouse, and wooden greenhouses Greenhouse as well as small to large size in all Greenhouses mentioned.  We also are one of the top suppliers of Polytunnels.

Polydome.ie has it all from the Hobby greenhouse enthusiasts to professional growers.

We stock Europa Manor Greenhouses, Eden Greenhouses, Elite Greenhouses and Janssens Greenhouses as well as supplying Growhouse Greenhouses and Griffin Glasshouses to order.  

Based in the midlands we deliver to all 32 counties using our own transport, but can courier if required to provide a faster lead time like 2 days.

Polydome.ie provides a full range of greenhouse accessories including staging, Glasshouse heaters, propagators and greenhouse benches.

Polydome Greenhouses offer the highest levels of expertise and back up service to their customers thanks to vast experience over many years. 

Cleaning your Polytunnel

Polytunnel’s should be cleaned at least once a year, maybe more if your Polytunnel is nearer trees as it will probably have algae forming on the outside and debris from the trees falling onto it.  There are different ways in which to clean your tunnel.  Here are a few helpful tips :-

If you get a bucket of warm water and add a small drop of washing up liquid, you will then be able to use a soft brush to clean the tunnel, for the bits you cannot reach get an old bed sheet and with a person each side of the tunnel gently go along the tunnel.  Be careful not to do anything that will scratch the cover as this will reduce the light transparency.

Newest addition to our Display Area

Display 6ft x 12ft Eden Lean-to Greenhouse

Newest addition to our display area

The newest arrival at our Display area is this 6ft x 12ft lean-to Greenhouse from Eden Greenhouses.  It has a lovely green powder coated frame.  Remember powder coating not only looks good but it also protects the aluminium from discolouring and tarnishing.  The glass is full length toughened glass which we recommend as it is much safer than horticultural glass and nicer to look at than polycarbonate.  This Greenhouse is fantastic value being only 1523 euro delivered in kit form for self assembly.
 
 

Frost Protection

If you have plants inside your Polytunnel or Glasshouse in the winter months there are accessories available to help keep the cold at bay and protect from frost damage. The crop protection fleece will work as a duvet for plants and we have a range of thermostatically controlled heaters that can be used.  The heaters will have the advantage of making snow melt before it can build up, helping to protect your Greenhouse or Polytunnel against structural damage.

On milder days it would do no harm to open the doors for a few hours to ventilate your Polytunnel .  Frost occurs when air stands still.  In Q gardens last year the plants inside unheated Polytunnels with open doors were affected less by frost than in the unheated Polytunnels with closed doors.

 

Snow on Polytunnels

Weather conditions over the winter period can vary from mild to extremely cold.  If we are fortunate enough we may get a White Christmas it would be very wise to clear the snow from your Polytunnel or Glasshouse.  Snow is very heavy and can cause structural damage if it builds up.  You can remove it using a soft brush, a bed sheet or a rope (but if using a rope on a Polytunnel do be careful not to scratch your polythene as this reduces light transmission).

Many of our competitors Polytunnels were damaged by snow last year, luckily very few of our customers had any issues.  Crop support bars are particularly helpful in Polytunnels to strengthen and protect against snow damage.  A frost protection heater (which we supply a range of) can have the advantage of making snow melt before it can build up, helping to protect your Polydome Greenhouse or Polytunnel against structural damage.