The days tick by and our minds turn to seeds. Time to think about this place:
and how it doesn’t really look ready as a place to grow things.
It does feel warm though. Here is the outdoor temperature here today:
I don’t trust that peak around 10.45 am, when the sun came out for a while. I presumed the casing on the temperature sensor was sufficient protection from direct sunlight but experience and further research have proved me wrong. I will be building a shelter for the sensor soon. So I reckon the maximum outdoor temperature today was about seven degrees. Here is what was recorded in the polytunnel today:
So, even without direct sunlight, an increase of ten degrees inside compared with out. So better get it cleared, we made a start:
In our mind it is already looking like this one at Bealtaine Cottage:
Meanwhile outside each day the snowdrops are a littler more full:
And as always, our neighbours take a lot of interest in our activity: