Monday, December 29, 2008

Cloche Damage

Yesterday, we checked on our collapsed cloche. The top was all the way to the ground! The "ribs" didn't break, just bent. We removed the ice and the plastic.
With a little pulling on the "spine" along the top, the ribs straightened out some. On a sunny day, we'll see if we can work out the kinks further. As you can see, all of the plants under it have been squished and frozen!
I'm glad to have the piles of leaves in the beds, under the snow. Hopefully, the wormies are happy with this insulation and are still busy at work (or will be as the temps warm up).


Connie said...

Sorry about your cloche....all that snow gets very heavy. We had about 18 inches here, but it is melting fast now with the rain.
Happy New Year... and your best garden in 2009!

Petunia's Gardener said...

Thanks for visiting, Connie.
What was left on top of the plastic cover was surprising heavy. We had to gradually slide it off so we could remove the plastic. Paula