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Making a cold frame…

Making a cold frame – the wrigglers’ way. This is a full pdf guide to making acold frame, perfect for extending the growing season and protecting your seeds and not so hardy plants

This is an amateur DIY project to make a cold frame. Buying a cold frame can be expensive, making one isn’t …

Why build a cold frame?

Cold frames protect plants from strong winds and retain heat. Cold frames extend our gardening season, both in the autumn to protect plants for a few more weeks and in the spring to get a jumpstart on sowing seeds. Visit to Download the pdf

making a cold frame guide. This page shows the before and after. Wood on a bench and a cold frame, built and sitting in a raised bed
cold frame

Make your own design, or use this one

The aim of this guide is to give inspiration. With quite a few variables, including size, type of wood and fixings you can make one to your ownspec. You don’t have to do it this way at all!

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