As the light fades over Gribin Isaf today
We reflect on a day of earth moving.
We put up a new polytunnel last spring and it was quickly filled with tomatoes. Now, cleared for the new season, we have chance to plan the inside with more precision.
We have a vision that is a mixture of a Kew pavilion, an indulgent Winter Garden with a touch of Xanadu.
A slight lateral slope is now leading to lot of earth moving. Screening the topsoil
Piling it up
Moving out subsoil
Just calculating: 400 square feet area might mean 120 cubic feet of topsoil, similar of clay…
In the old polytunnel life continues. New salad planting today snug on top of the hotbed
which lifts the ambient temperature to germination levels
Last week’s sowings are happy in the coldframe
Meanwhile, this woodstack rises