I knew that the gorgeous February weather would mean we’d get punished in March or April. And I was right. The winds are so strong here that it’s not possible to really do anything outside. We have greenhouses where we can work if it rains or snows, but with strong winds they feel like rattling glass death-cages I’d rather not be in. Another argument in favor of plastic greenhouses.
Our bigger greenhouse is one we didn’t build ourselves. When we moved to where we are now, this greenhouse was already pretty old. It’s an aluminum construction mounted on a concrete frame on the ground. Because ground moves, the frame has been moving and this has caused the aluminum frame to put stress on the glass here and there. Every year we lose more glass panels. Some parts of the greenhouse don’t even have a roof. I’ll make sure I grow something the….