Sunday, March 15, 2015

Uncovering the forthcoming sheltered bed

The place where our "Baby" polytunnel was destroyed by storms last February (see previous blog entries) has been covered with black plastic over winter to kill the weeds. On Friday we removed the plastic mulch, and the patch is now drying out in the sun, after which we will tractor-rotovate it, re-lay the irrigation pipes, build a wind-mesh around the outside, and use it as an outdoor salad bed, sowing one third at a time on a monthly rotation.

and after...

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