Cold frames are simple constructs that use solar energy and insulation to maintain a microclimate. Once you have a cold frame, the question is what to put in the cold frame? Read on for our top 5 cold frame tips. How to Use a Cold Frame? Cold frames have been used for centuries in one incarnation or another to extend the growing season primarily but there are also other ways to use a cold frame. Here are our top 5 cold frame tips on how to use a cold frame. Extend the Gardening Season: The number one reason people use a cold frame is to extend the garden season. By using a cold frame you can plant three to five weeks earlier in the spring and extend the fall season far beyond the frost date. Protect Tender Perennials: Cold frames are often used to protect tender perennials from excessive cold […]
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