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by grahamgscott
Sat Aug 31, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Show & Tell
Topic: Building a New Cold Frame
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Building a New Cold Frame

Future plans are to run an electric line out to the cold frame so it becomes a hot bed... (Sequence of construction from start to finish) 20190829_135026.jpg 20190829_143110.jpg 20190829_155719.jpg 20190829_164612.jpg 20190829_171934.jpg 20190830_111128.jpg 20190830_121251.jpg 20190830_122154.jpg 20...
by grahamgscott
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Using a Cold Frame
Topic: Sweet Potatoes in a Cold Frame
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Views: 116185

Sweet Potatoes in a Cold Frame

A friend gave me a sweet potato from her 2018 harvest in early May 2019. I put it is water and waited and waited for it to sprout. After much waiting, I finally transplanted to pots and yesterday put them in the raised bed (aka a cold frame without the windows on top ;) ). 20190804_165559_1_20.jpg 2...
by grahamgscott
Thu May 09, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Plans
Topic: "How to Build and Maintain a Garden Cold Frame Throughout the Year" (Derek Weiss)
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Views: 117506

"How to Build and Maintain a Garden Cold Frame Throughout the Year" (Derek Weiss)

This looks like a book report by a High School student. A brief introduction to cold frames.

Download it here: https://www.hws.edu/fli/pdf/cold_frame.pdf

Scott
by grahamgscott
Thu May 09, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Using a Cold Frame
Topic: What are good vegetables to plant in the Fall?
Replies: 0
Views: 85755

What are good vegetables to plant in the Fall?

What (and when) do you plant your Fall crops in your cold frame?

Scott
by grahamgscott
Thu May 09, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Using a Cold Frame
Topic: What are good vegetables to plant in the Spring?
Replies: 0
Views: 86028

What are good vegetables to plant in the Spring?

What (and when) do you plant your Spring crops in your cold frame?

Scott
by grahamgscott
Thu May 09, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Show & Tell
Topic: Cold Frames and the Colonists
Replies: 0
Views: 86072

Cold Frames and the Colonists

I saw these on a recent trip to Virginia (in January!).
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They are called bell jars.

You can get them here: http://shop.colonialwilliamsburg.com/Bell-Jar
by grahamgscott
Thu May 09, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Cold Frame Catastrophes
Topic: Make sure you attach your glass!
Replies: 0
Views: 116952

Make sure you attach your glass!

Our plans were to attach the windows with hinges. We did not however because we plan to refinish them. Plus we should have renoved the old caulk and re-caulked them. Well the winter took a toll on them (if they were used as a "window" they would have been fine, but as a cover, with snow and rain... ...