First test for new greenhouse

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First test for new greenhouse

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Apparently we'll be getting 50mph gusts over the weekend. We'll see how robust the new greenhouse is and how effective the windbreak fence is (we've only built half of it so keep your fingers crossed).

I'll attach a photo when I can work out why it keeps posting it upside down. Hopefully not a portent of doom. :lol:
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It would be sad to see such an excellent greenhouse doing a kite act. Fingers crossed.

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You're not kidding, Flo. We put a lot of work into it and built that fab cold frame on the side. We were hoping for a respite from the winds for a while longer.
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Well it was pretty windy down here last night, and still is, and supposed to be like this for another 24 hours.
But, so far everything has survived, including all my aerials.
Very nice looking greenhouse, I really hope it still looks like that tomorrow.

Are those tomatoes inside?
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Tomatoes on the ground and peppers on the staging.

We've topped off the fence by about 50cm, which will take it just above eaves height. Hopefully that should do the trick.
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All survived admirably. :cheers:

We hoped to build the other part of the fence and gate over the weekend but, although the high winds dropped, it was still too wet and windy to be carting around 8' planks.

So we had our traditional bank holiday weekend of holing up in the house, boiler lit, and watched DVDs.

(Why is the weather always horrible on bank holiday weekends?:lol:)
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Jolly good, I'm glad it survived intact. :cheers:
All OK here too, just one apple tree has scorched leaves on the windward side. Oh, and our front house windows were opaque with a coating of salt.
But the windows are now clean as our Monday (not a bank holiday) weather was gentle soft rain all day with a slight southerly breeze, which washed our windows perfectly.
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Just for a minute I thought that Odsox had been visited by his regular window cleaner - oh is that the rain then? :lol:

We've not had enough rain to wash the windows up here in May. But it's good to see that the greenhouse stood the first test.

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