Tag Archives: Cold Frame

There’s Nothing Like a Homegrown Spring Salad!

My cold frames have continued to produce a bountiful crop of early spring lettuce. 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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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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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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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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Cold Frame Internal Temperature Data

A simple cold frame, even a small one can withstand plunging temperature fairly well. Continue reading

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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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Cold Frame #2 Concept

Yes, I’m at it again with the building of my second cold frame in less than a month. Does one man need two Cold Frames? Apparently, yes they do. Winter is coming and the price of lettuce at the local … Continue reading

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