Saturday, February 07, 2009


Hard to believe it, but the peas and broad beans planted on New Years eve have survived the move outside. They are currenly residing under a Lidl mini-greenhouse, so the snow is not landing on them. In the bright periods between snow, the little greenhouse is getting very warm, and they are even growing a bit.

The garlic planted back in October is very well established - better then the onions planted at the same time.

And the garlic planted in November - kindly sent by Spade Work right at the end of the month - is starting to peep through. So there is a bit of growth, in spite of the terrible weather.

And there's plenty of warmth when the sun does shine - our solar water heater got the water up to 41 degrees today.

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At 3:35 p.m., Blogger Cheese said...

That's certainly encouraging! I have to admit it was a bit disheartening to see snow where I had planted my peas the day previously. We definitely felt a bit of heat in the sun today when it shone.


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