We had some rain today. After six or seven weeks without any appreciable precipitation there were a few little showers. It did not wet the ground under the trees. It evaporated from the vegetable beds before it could soak in. But it was nice to see.
The flora around us is shutting down – get the seeds done then give up. Fauna activity is changing – hedgehogs disappearing, badgers ranging wider.
By cultivating life in polytunnels we take responsibility for the climate. Here are some glimpses in the one we call Zenith: