protected cold frame

Jane McGary
Tue, 20 Jan 2009 10:31:07 PST
For those who are asking for more details about using bulb frames, I 
wrote an article on the subject for the NARGS Rock Garden Quarterly 
some years ago. Would people like to have it reprinted in the PBS newsletter?

Jane McGary

At 02:22 PM 1/19/2009, you wrote:
>OK, Jim, I'll bite. Tell us more about this protected cold frame.
>What is it made of, how deeply do you set it in the ground, what is
>the glazing? Internal height? Do you use insulation around the
>outside? Gravel base?  Shade cloth in summer? How do you anchor the
>glazing in high winds, etc?  I ran a commercial greenhouse for years,
>and so have held off going anywhere close to that direction for the
>past decade in my own garden, but having given in to the dark side
>and admitting that I adore geophyte (by joining PBS),  I am now
>looking at how to grow those species that can't take zone 8 conditions.
>Details, please.
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