Sunday, April 3, 2011

Glass Cloches

  For all the years I daydreamed my way through the pages of the Lee Valley catalogue I had never quite realized the usefulness of glass cloches. Using the hotbed technique, green manure is burred under the soil of a growing plant shortly before the glass dome is dropped. As the cold of winter sets in the decomposition compensates and your summer veggies will last well into winter.

 The ones above can be purchased from The Company Shed

"Bless their hearts, to these, and hopefully many more guardians of our food culture to come, the idea of the one-stop, one cartload supermarket supply is both abhorrent and absurd."