Apr
01
2013

Cold Frames for a Head Start To Spring Gardening

Cold Frame Basics The term “cold frame” typically refers to a low profile covered structure used to protect plants from the elements. Often cold weather, and excessive wetness or moisture can hinder the growth of small plants – so a cold frame can be a viable solution to nurture the plants to a size where they can withstand the elements. As far as greenhouses go, the term cold frame actually has more than one meaning. Basically, the different groups that … Continue Reading




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Apr
01
2013

How to Protect Spring Garden Plantings From the Frost

Now that spring has sprung, folks are itching to get their plants started for the outdoor season. An important thing to remember is to make sure to protect your young seedlings from that last unexpected frost. If it is still winter by you, some of these tips might help! Frost protection can be achieved a number of ways. The first, and often times easiest option, is to simply move the plants to a warmer place, either inside or otherwise. If … Continue Reading




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