With the forecast for frosty snap overnight it was time to deploy my new weapon in the greenhouse. Since buying this bizarrely shaped heater and 4 gallons of paraffin in March the weather has been uncharacteristically benign in Edinburgh (no frost and also not much by way of rain). But we know there is always going to be a frost in April and even one in May so we were ready!
It was a bit of a kerfuffle setting it up for the first time and I even managed to drop the wick into the paraffin reservoir while trying to adjust the setting of the flame in accord with the (impossible to follow) instructions. Still I got it lit and it kept the temperature up. Success! I was even a bit gleeful that the outside temperature dropped to -2C in our garden. The greenhouse minimum temperature was +6.3C.
Now in keeping with tradition I need a name for the new
Light My Fire