i built a cold frame now to get the hole dug and it set in place
3po3 on Mar 08, 2012The best bet for any type of cold frame or greenhouse, I think, is a minimum-maximum thermometer that helps you track to make sure it's not getting too hot or too cold. They are pretty cheap and they display the minimum and maximum temperatures reached, as well as the current temp. Here is an example among many models available: http://www.amazon.com/SUNSHINE-GARDENHOUSE-Minimum-Maximum-Thermometer/dp/B003YR9U2AHelpful Reply
Walter Reeves on Mar 09, 2012Good advice from Steve. Be sure to place the thermometer sensor at the level of the leaves, not on the ground.Helpful Reply
Deb B on Mar 14, 2012thank you all for helping me!Helpful Reply
3po3 on Mar 14, 2012You're welcome. Good luck.Helpful Reply
Deb B on Mar 20, 2012i have the thermometer bought i have to dig the foundation into the ground and install the bricks and i am ready to move the plants from the house to the cold frame, the cold frame is primed and painted two coats on the inside and now i am going to paint the outside to match the trim on my house dark green!Helpful Reply
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