All Things Gardening forum: Great idea for an easy to make cold-frame

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fiwit
Dec 8, 2012 12:51 PM CST
Found on the facebook page of "Grow food, not lawns"

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=440250719363879&set=a...

Click the link, and you'll see a cold-frame made by placing straw bales in a square, and putting a window on top of them. Brilliant!
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ShadyGreenThumb
Dec 9, 2012 11:03 PM CST
I would like to see this but I'm not on Facebook anymore. Is there any way you can post the picture
?
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Name: Mary
My little patch of paradise (Zone 7b)
Gardening dilettante, that's me!
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fiwit
Dec 10, 2012 6:04 AM CST
ShadyGreenThumb said:I would like to see this but I'm not on Facebook anymore. Is there any way you can post the picture
?


Here's a non-facebook link to a tutorial with pics Thumbs up

http://www.appalachianfeet.com/2012/03/02/how-to-build-an-in...

and a Google search with a whole slew of results:
https://www.google.com/search?q=straw+bale+cold+frame&ie=utf...
Northwest Georgia Daylily Society
I'm going to retire and live off of my savings. Not sure what I'll do that second week.
My yard marches to the beat of a bohemian drummer...
Name: Mary
My little patch of paradise (Zone 7b)
Gardening dilettante, that's me!
Plays in the sandbox Native Plants and Wildflowers Butterflies Dog Lover Daylilies The WITWIT Badge
Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Bluebonnets Birds Region: Georgia Composter Garden Ideas: Master Level
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fiwit
Dec 10, 2012 7:38 AM CST
Cheryl, here's another excellent link for it, with a slightly different approach

http://sunstonefarmandlearn.com/2010/02/07/strawbale-cold-fr...
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