How to Build A Cold Frame: Two Ways

How to Build A Cold Frame: Two Ways

Quick Instructions: Wood Build a box out of wood, concrete blocks, hay, or other material.The sides can be at a 45-degree angle to collect maximum solar heat.Place a clear lid of plastic or glass on top of the frame.Make sure there are no air leaks.Set your cold frame...
Indoor Vegetable Garden from Scraps

Indoor Vegetable Garden from Scraps

Dont Make Soup, grow vegetables! Grow an Indoor Vegetable Garden from Leftover Scraps. I’ve been seeing a lot of people growing celery from the bottom 2″ of the stalk, and was inspired to try it. But what other vegetables can you root from parts of the...
Winter Garden: The Winter Harvest Handbook

Winter Garden: The Winter Harvest Handbook

As I was discovering more about the Winter Garden, Jon bought me this awesome book that explains how a zone 5 Maine commercial farm performs the winter harvest to supply local restaurants with fresh vegetables. Its nothing short of amazing if you live in a cold...
Winter Garden: Cold Hardy Winter Vegetables

Winter Garden: Cold Hardy Winter Vegetables

Each January and February, through our frigid Chicago winters, my only real plan is to sit by the space heater. Until recently, when I saw a photograph of a snow-covered cold frame filled with healthy green vegetables inside. I figured they must be in a more temperate...