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My cold frame


By Peter

My cold frame

I made my own cold fram earlier this (with a little help form my dad). Quite proud of this :o)

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OMG, Peter, I am green with envy! I'd love a real wooden cold frame. Dads are fab, aren't they? you are so right to be proud.

24 Mar, 2009


This looks great, what do you put in here? I thought that it was a compost bin at first :)

25 Mar, 2009


That's great Peter. Well done.

25 Mar, 2009


thats excellent Peter, well done

25 Mar, 2009


This is looking good.
The lid split into two sections is a good design.
Peter ~ Well done :o)

25 Mar, 2009


How id love a Cold Frame Peter :) This 1 looks Perfect well done u & Dad :)

25 Mar, 2009


Thanks everyone :o)
It wasn't too difficult to make with the right tools (borrowed), and good fun too. I got the split lid idea from looking at ones you can buy. The only bit that wasn't too pleasant was cutting the plastic lights.
TasteyG - a compost bin, that is an improvement on my better half's comment that it looked like a coffin!! I explained it is a bringer of life :o)

25 Mar, 2009


Great cold frame Peter :o)
Which reminds me, It is about time I built one for myself.
I have to agree with your better half though. It does look a bit like a

25 Mar, 2009


Well, this all very "green". I think that I'll build myself a 5' 7"split-lid cold frame from recycled wood and plastic (of course), with collapsible base! Then "they" can deposit me in a hole in a woodland and re-use the "coffin" as a cold-frame!! I can apprecaite your difficulty with the shaping of the "lights", Peter, but, right now, your comment has me laughing all the way upstairs to bed, lol!

26 Mar, 2009


Looks great Peter - I've built my veg beds from pieces of pallets and old scaffold planks - makes it the more worthwhile to use up old bits and bobs...

29 Mar, 2009


Thanks ClaireP - As they say, re-use is better than recycling! I had it easy using cut planks :o) Mind you, I've got some wine boxes from a friend that I plan to use for planting later in the year too.

30 Mar, 2009


Are the pair of you taking orders for Christmas ? :~))

10 Dec, 2009

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