Pop Up Greenhouse. Don't understand.
So, I started a bit earlier this year, and started germinating seeds in my little seed starter last week or the week before. So, I've got a bunch of little tiny plants that are just getting their first true leaves. I don't think I planted seeds till April last year, so I'm way ahead this year.
Anyways, I thought I could get my peppers outside a little earlier, so I bought a pop-up greenhouse:
Anyways, I set it up in the backyard and put one of those indoor/outdoor digital thermometers in there.
So, yesterday I wanted to do a test, so I reset the thermometer min/max, knowing that it was going to get cold last night.
I came out today, and it says this for MIN: Inside: 28.8, Outside : 33.5. Right now it says 75 inside, 48 Outside, so its clearly getting warm during the day.
Why did it get 5 degrees colder inside the greenhouse than it did outside? It seems to me that the plants would be worse off in the greenhouse than outside it. What am I missing here?
I guess I'm just not sure what the greenhouse/coldframe/whatever is getting me here? Is there a specific range I should be looking for before I can start putting things outside in it?
Are these little