Growing in the Coldframe

Coldframes have been used by gardeners for centuries and in this section we aim to help you get the most from your coldframe and mini greenhouse.

The coldframe in the garden

07 February 2011
A cold frame is like a mini greenhouse. It is used by greenhouse gardeners to be an interim between the greenhouse and the garden. Plants that have been raised in the warmer climes of a glasshouse need...
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Seasonal Tasks in a Coldframe

04 March 2011
A cold frame but its very nature means that it is not usually heated, so this does limit what you can grow in it early in the season to frost hardy plants. But that doesn’t mean it’s not useful....
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