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[Tomato Dirt #267] How to use a cold frame to extend your growing season
October 20, 2022

Tomato Dirt Newsletter
Volume 12, Number 21

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FEATURE: How to Use a Cold Frame to Extend Your Growing Season

Want to grow tomatoes and other crops year-round?

You may want to consider using a cold frame for gardening.

A cold frame acts like a miniature greenhouse.

It allows you to garden earlier in the spring, later into the fall, and even into the winter.

Many gardeners find a cold frame to be much more versatile than a greenhouse because a small one can be movable.

A cold frame is a transparent, enclosed structure that…

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More Greenhouse and Cold Frame Tips

Greenhouse Basics for Tomaotes A Pop-Up Greenhouse: Is It for You? How to Start Tomatoes from Seeds How to Grow Indoor Tomatoes

That’s it for now. More next time.

Until then, happy gardening!

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