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Here is an example of how to construct a cold frame for your garden using recycled materials. You can build a cold frame without spending a dime and ...
Step 1: Gather Materialsa) discarded wooden windowb) scrap pieces of wood (long enough for each side)c) screws and nailsd) hingese) tools (saw, drill, hammer, measuring tape, pencil)
Step 2: Measurea) measure window dimensionsb) measure wood to match windows dimensions (to create a rectangular frame)
Step 3: Cut wood for framea) cut along pre-measured lines
Step 4: Assemble frame (base)a) form a box with the 4 pieces of wood that have been cutb) fasten each side together with nails
Step 5: Assemble window lida) place window on frame to create a lidb) fasten hinges to base and window (use screws)
Step 6: Put the cold frame to use!a) place on prepared ground in a sunny locationb) plant winter vegetables such as herbs and lettucec) harvest and enjoy!
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