Nov: Winter is Coming…

and it looks like we are ready for Christmas 🙂

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but, we’re not 🙂  These lights are  just what we need to keep our Lemon & Lime trees happy through the winter…

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good old fashioned 7w Christmas lights! Right now we only have enough for the lime, I’ll be searching for more..

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In the meantime, they are all covered with frost cloth; a trouble light & heating mat will keep the other 2 warm should the temps. dip below 3C

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The winter veggies need  winter protection too….

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Garlic has really grown since we planted them in Oct. I’ve never seen them grow this fast! Is that good? Bad?

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They have all been tucked in for winter with lots of straw! Except the Brussel sprouts…

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I’ll add a leaf mulch to them, mixed with grass clippings for a little nutrition…

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Carrots will be left in pots till we need them, and

the celery is going to be left in the garden!

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just a little longer 😉

2 thoughts on “Nov: Winter is Coming…

    1. Thanks Tera! It was an idea from the fellow who sold us the tress, he’s really done his research and has an amazing lemon tree on the front of his home ! My fingers are crossed that our small tress will make it ! 🙂

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