Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Tomato Pavillion, part 1

The tomatoes are tucked inside today because it was below freezing last night. This first pic is of my own pavillion. The next one is at Marshall Bean's where I got the idea. I use heavy plastic for the cover; Marshall uses a 'frost blanket' like "remay".

We both use larger black plastic pipe pieces about 3 inches long and cut down the side for "clips to hold the cover in place. The wind usually blows my clips off, so I've modified my "holders" by using chunks of wood stratigically placed along the bottom to hold the plastic in place during windy days or nights.

The next blog will show the Making of the Pavillion, how I laid it out, and exact instructions for the set up.

1 comment:

Stacie, A Firefighter's Wife said...

You are so creative, Catherine! You must love fresh tomatoes! I am about ready to go pick mine and put them in a box and let them ripen slowly.

Miss you!