The Greenhouse is Covered

After my thumb had a day of rest, (if you missed it, my thumb had an unfortunate encounter with a mandolin slicer), we finally got the plastic over the hoop house.

The clips I bought to secure the plastic to the hoop house didn’t work so we hillbilly-ed it and used ratchet straps.

Don’t laugh – it works!

We still need to close off the ends of the greenhouse but this will hold us for a few more weeks.

The peppers now have some extra warmth and the fall garden has protection from the decreasing temperatures.

I was sad to get an email from Guerneys that they ran out of nectarine trees before getting to my order. Besides not adding to the “orchard” this year, there’s now a big empty spot in the greenhouse and I don’t know what to fill it with.

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