2003, A pot of gold

A pot of gold

A microclimate is the distinctive climate of a small-scale area, such as a garden, park, valley or part of a city. The weather variables in a microclimate, such as temperature, rainfall, wind or humidity, may be subtly different from the conditions prevailing over the area as a whole and from those that might be reasonably expected under certain types of pressure or cloud cover. Indeed, it is the amalgam of many, slightly different local microclimates that actually makes up the microclimate for a town, city or wood. It is these subtle differences and exceptions to the rule that make microclimates so fascinating to study.

Croome portrays all of the symptoms of this climatic peculiarity.  Location, location, location…