Cold frame kits make it easy to extend the growing season. Here’s a detailed review of the one I bought plus 2 others I considered. There’s also a FAQ section to answer any questions that you have.
Besides protecting plants from wind or cold, building up cutin is another good reason for hardening off seedlings before transplanting in your garden. To do this you have to get seedlings used to the outdoors slowly.
More homeowners are swapping old windows for more energy efficient models. Here are some ideas for reusing windows to extend the growing season and protect your plants from the elements.
Celebrated small-scale farmer Eliot Coleman shares secrets for easy year round gardening where the winters are cold. Coleman shares his tricks for extending the gardening season without artificial heat. READ BOOK REVIEW >>
This is the king of books on year-round vegetable growing using unheated, season-extending hoop houses and cold frames. No one is more thorough than Eliot Coleman when it comes to the details of extending the growing season. READ BOOK REVIEW >>