Four seasons

This was the week when we had all four seasons at once: Here is a typical scene from the maxi-min thermometer in my seed house.  How are my little seeds supposed to survive with these extremes of temperature?  I’ve got peas, broccoli, swiss chard, beans, courgettes, salad and marrows in there just now.  Most of them seem to be hanging on despite the cold drops at night but the courgettes and marrows have refused to germinate.  So I brought the whole tray in and stuck it in my heated propagator:Almost overnight these little dears appeared*.  I’m keeping them in the house … Continue reading Four seasons