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Lean to growing herbs veg fruit

carmarthen, United Kingdom

Hi
We are thinking of growing some salads,herbs,tomato plants and potted fruit. i was thinking that as we are in a windy area a polytunnel could cause trouble and we got a lean to with Clear Corrugated PVC Sheet as a roof and in the summer this does get very hot and bright.
Is there any reason i could not grow in the lean to instead of a polytunnel or greenhouse?Is a Corrugated PVC not as effective as a roof like eg for letting in light?We can ventilate it quit well if need be
Any help welcome

Magnolia, TX(Zone 8b)

Never hurts to try! The plants will get real tall and leggy if the light is too low. The soil temp must be right for germination and growth as well- diff temps for different plants. Air ventilation and circulation is needed as well since Spring weather kicks in a plant survival mode that helps set blooms.
Good luck with the effort!

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