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Colour Me Cool

This is just a small observation on colours to wear in the garden ! Visiting the wonderful

wheelbarrow at woolbeding

wheelbarrow at Woolbeding National Trust garden at Woolbeding recently we were shocked to see that the poor old gardeners there were forced to swelter in dark green shirts and trousers. The most sun ray absorbing clobber one could possibly imagine! it is natural that dark colours attract heat.. you only have to cuddle one of my black sheep on a sunny day to feel the difference in heat factors... so why do they do it ? smartness ? appearance of cleanliness ?we always wear white shirts in the prairie (which do get somewhat grubby after a days worth of toil I agree) but it really does keep you a lot cooler on a hot day...mark my words !

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