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cold frame

  • How-To

    How to Build a Cold Frame

    Learn how to build a cold frame in this slideshow based on the article "How to Build a Cold Frame" by Rob Wotzak, which was featured in Fine Gardening issue…

  • How-To

    Easy to Build Cold Frame

    Experience has taught me that the simplest solution is often the best. I wanted to spend more time using my new cold frame than building it, so I designed a…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    New Orleans Vegetable Trials Yield Big Results

    The Louisiana Master Gardeners make the most of cool weather with their plantings at the New Orleans Botanical Gardens. Educational programs like these help vegetable gardeners with their spring plantings.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Why Do Greens Bolt?

    No matter what you do, when you grow lettuces and other greens in your garden, they will eventually start growing taller and blooming. Most people assume that it’s just high…

  • How-To

    4 Ways to Use a Cold Frame

    No matter what your climate, these plant shelters expand your gardening options

  • Article

    Extending the Growing Season

    If I had a dollar for every time someone has said, “It’s too cold to grow vegetables in winter,” I could buy myself a heated greenhouse. The truth is that…

  • Design

    Cold Frames: Good, Better, Best

    A web extra to Nikki Jabbour's article in Fine Gardening issue #153

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Keep Seedlings Warm Outside With Holiday Lights

    Warm your cold-sensitive seedlings with repurposed holiday lights.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Protecting Your Plants From The Cold

    There are a number of options available to you for protecting your plants from frosts and freezes.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Cold Frame Gardening

    A cold frame with a glass top can give you a 12-month growing season, even in Maine, and it's the easiest and most economical way to extend your harvest. Build…