Soon after the Autumn, the cold winter weather is fast approaching. For those who love gardening, the cold winter can’t stop their planting enthusiasm. If you are looking for a foolproof way to extend your gardening season, cold frame gardening is your best option. Essentially, a cold frame is a mini-greenhouse. You can harvest vegetables that are tolerant to the cold year-round by growing plants in a cold frame. Building a cold frame is easy, such as you can pick up some straw bales and old windows, then you will get an instant cold frame. Take a look belowing cases, you will get help.
Plant your fall and winter veggies garden:
1. Build a Low Tunnel with Rebar, PVC Pipes and Plastic Sheeting to Extend the Gardening Season:
2. Build the Cold Frame in No Tools, just Using Straw Bales, Old Windows or Plastic:
3. Turn an existing raised garden bed into a cold frame by attaching a lid to to it(in this structure, consider installing a vent to prevent overheating.):
4. A sloping cold frame array is constructed along the fence of backyard, with movable covers:
5. Build an underground cold frame for year-round gardening:
6. Raised Garden Beds Can Be Turn into Hoop Houses just Using PVC Pipes and Plastic Sheeting:
(Screw the pipe straps on the inside or outside of the raised bed to hold pvc pipes.) Check out the tutorial: evergrowingfarm.com
7. Cold frame has deep brick walls and old window or plastic sheeting covers:
8. Transform a 55 Gallon Drum into an Easy and Cheap Cold Frame:
9. Simply using an old window to make an A-Shaped cover, together with garden edging from straw bales or stones to form a super easy cold frame:
10. The advantage of the teepee cold frame is that it is easy to set up, and it can be built by simply wrapping plastic sheet around branches:
Here’s some info on building & using season extenders:
Be sure to vent your season extenders on a warm day as you can make the crops think they need to bolt and go to seed.