Category Archives: Cold Frame

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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Late December Cold Frame Update

“Just a few days before Christmas and hovering over the frames, was an aged old man with very few brains. The plants with care he’s tenderly done, squinting at the sky in vain for the sun. Its cold now and … 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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Cold Frame Insulation a Must!

You must insulate your cold frame! Continue reading

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Mid December Cold frame Update

It’s now closing in on the middle of December 2008. The weather here in southwest Missouri has been on the cool side. Already this fall season (it’s still fall until Dec 21st), we have seen quite a few nights where … Continue reading

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Radish Problems – No Bulbs!

Radishes are not working out! No bulbs after 30 days! Continue reading

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Cold Frame Construction – Using 2×4’s

In response to numerous requests (actually only 2), I wanted to clear the record on what you need when building a cold frame. Actually any materials will do. I’ve seen cold frames made out of plastic, wood, concrete and blocks … Continue reading

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Cold Frame Starter Plants Now Growing

Little did I know then that these little starts would be gracing my dinner table in May 2009! Continue reading

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