“Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” Proverbs 4:23
I asked my husband for cold frames for Valentine’s Day, because that’s just how romantic I am! 😎 Each year, I try something new. I always wanted to winter garden. So this year I’m taking the plunge!
I put together some cold frames and started outdoor gardening in mid-February. I still have two frames on the way.
What have I planted? I have many little seedlings tucked away.
So far I am growing
- snow peas
- I still have some Brussels sprouts seeds in coming in the mail.
Here we have our snow storm and the temperature is 21 degrees. My seedlings and containers are tucked away at a toasty 52 degrees!
All I am using for heat are my summer patio lights. Oops, I did break some…🙁
Oh, and I don’t even have to go outside, because I hooked the patio lights up to a remote switch and use a remote thermometer so I just look at the cold frame temperature on my counter, and if it is getting cold I just use the clicker and turn on the lights. Life is good.
My husband has been inspired to make me some things for my cold frames. I will let you know about those when he is done. 😍
I will let you know how the plants progress.
Have your tried gardening with cold frames? How did it work out?
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I remember my dad using jars to protect some plants as well as cold frames or tents.
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