And so, winter begins to set in. With the wind chill yesterday, the apparent (feels like) temperature was about -10C. There was frost and ice all over the open sections of our yard this morning. The lettuces/greens which were under remay and plastic where icy too. Never having been confronted by this situation before, I almost panicked but then I remembered; water before the sun hits them. This proved a little difficult as the outside tap/pipe had frozen and so, I was ferrying water in my watering can from the laundry. Not a drama but there is nothing like carrying water to make you appreciate the ease that a pipe, tap and hose affords.
Will the lettuces, celery and less hardy greens turn to mush.? Well,we’ll see. Nothing like moving to a new place (albeit, just up the street and round the corner from the old place) to make you learn new things.