Category Archives: CF2

Growing fresh lettuce in the dead of winter! Am I crazy?

Yes, I am but that’s a story for another time. To check out this particular bit of craziness, please click here! The graph at left represents the actual temperatures for the week ending December the 20th, 2009. Note that while … Continue reading

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Cold Frames Now Paying Off

The cold frames are now paying off at last. Continue reading

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Forsyth Ice Storm Aftermath

An ice storm hits Missouri with a vengeance. Continue reading

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Cold Frame Update – End of December

It’s almost the end of December, the 27th actually and I finally got out to check on the health of my romaine, lettuce and radish plants. They reside in two small cold frames in my front yard and would no … Continue reading

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Cold Frames Survive Deep Freeze

CF = Cold Frame Over a three day period, Saturday through Monday (December 20-22 to be exact), my hometown area witnessed some of the coldest temperatures yet here in southwest Missouri. It’s been a good number of years since we’ve … Continue reading

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Colder Temps Mean More Insulation!

Both my cold frames need a little additional insulation as the thermometer is going to take a dive in a couple of days. Continue reading

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Building a Cold Frame Part 1 of 3

Buillding a simple cold frame can really produce results later on. Continue reading

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Building a Cold Frame Part 2 of 3

Part 2 of building a cold frame. more about “Building a Cold Frame Part 2 of 3“, posted with vodpod

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Got er Done! Cold Frame #2 is in Place!

What’s better than building one cold frame? Why two of course! Continue reading

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CF#2 (Cold Frame) on the Way!

It’s now mid November 2008 and we are now entering the time of year I like the least. The next fourteen weeks will see some of the coldest weather of the year and most of the trees will be bare. … Continue reading

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