Category: Greenhouse & Frames

Tips for making cold frame

The most important thing is to make it large enough. For hardening off plants, and perĀ­haps growing one or two ridge cucumbers during the summer, consider a minimum size of 4ft by 3ft. Old windows make ideal tops – two…

Manure hot bed for garden frame

The traditional hot bed technique is not so widely used in these days of heaters. But it’s a marvellous way to turn a cold frame into a heated greenhouse in spring. And if you’ve got access to the raw materials,…

Cold Frames Gardening Tips

There is no difference in principle between a cold frame and a small greenhouse, except for the height of plants you can grow. Nevertheless, there are some special rules to bear in mind when using a cold frame. – Position…