Earthworks

As the light fades over Gribin Isaf today
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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.
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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
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Piling it up
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Moving out subsoil
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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
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which lifts the ambient temperature to germination levels
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Last week’s sowings are happy in the coldframe
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Meanwhile, this woodstack rises
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