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Cold Frames?
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I am interested in makeing some cold frames to extend my growing season. I live in MA, so it gets cold here. Does anyone have designs, tips about using Cold Frames? Have you used one how has it…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by pelenaka Nov 8, 2010.

 

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pelenaka replied to Rebecca Wilson's discussion 'Cold Frames?'
"We have one permanent cold frame up & running for the majority of the Winter. What works best in my climate (Western New York zone 4/5) has been Swiss Chard. But & hears that but, I haven't quite been able to harvest in deep Winter.…"
Nov 8, 2010
Larry Snyder replied to Rebecca Wilson's discussion 'Cold Frames?'
"Consider using Hay bales as cold frames. Just line the area you wish to grow in with hay bales then cover the top with storm windows. Cover at night with blankets. If you place 6" of steer manuare in the bottom & raise the flats on a grate…"
Oct 20, 2010
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Cold Frames?

I am interested in makeing some cold frames to extend my growing season. I live in MA, so it gets cold here. Does anyone have designs, tips about using Cold Frames? Have you used one how has it worked for you? What plants grow well in cold frames this far north?See More
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I'm creating this in the hope of attracting owners of small farms in Va. As noted in my profile, we own a small farm and are rather new to it however we love it and would like to make contacts that farm as well. Anyone is welcome...Thanks
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Steve commented on Rebecca Wilson's blog post 'Youth farmers'
"Well wait till your working in the corp world....try to explain " I won't be in today I have a market to go to." Or " Emergency repairs to the hen house".... Some people just don't get it."
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Rebecca Wilson commented on Rebecca Wilson's blog post 'Youth farmers'
"I know exactly how you feel. We get very little regonision, respect, or understood for what we do. I am currently in High School in an urban town. You should hear what some people say or what there reactions are to things. we are in a serious crisis…"
Jul 22, 2010
Steve commented on Rebecca Wilson's blog post 'Youth farmers'
"Amen to that!!! However, I do wish we were understood more or hell at least respected a tad you know?"
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Youth farmers

There are so few of us,we are different then everyone else.We are our future,without us here we will be in trouble.Almost everyone treats us differently,only few understand us.But that doesn’t stop us;this is our passion,our mission,our duty.We are the youth that are in Agriculture today,the people who are teaching our generation and generations to comeabout the importance of agriculture.We are the future of our local food that is grown in AMERICA.See More
Jul 21, 2010
Cornelia replied to Rebecca Wilson's discussion 'Cold Frames?'
"Hey Rebecca, I'm in MA, too and am thinking of carving out the sunny spot in the yard for a cold frame once winter gets here (no hurry though - I love the heat!!) Here is the most impressive reclaimed materials cold frame on the site. Made by…"
Jul 18, 2010

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Cube Farmer
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I have dairy goats and have fruit trees, and a garden.

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Youth farmers

There are so few of us,

we are different then everyone else.…

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