Easy DIY Video : How to build a Cold Frame For Growing Winter Vegetables. Protects tender plants as well.

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    This video shows you how you can build a Cold Frame For Growing Winter Vegetables.It’s made out of 9 1x6x6 Cedar Fencing. For the lid I used 2×4’s ripped in half.It’s made out of 9 1x6x6 Cedar Fencing.Used to protect tender plants or rooted cuttings during the colder months, a cold frame is simply a box with a transparent lid or cover. It acts as a passive solar energy collector and reservoir.During the day, the sun’s rays heat the air and soil in the frame; at night, the heat absorbed by the soil radiates out, keeping the plants warm.This whole project cost me less than $25.

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