Straw Bale & Glass Cold Frame - To keep growing in winter weather, consider this low cost clever idea. Insulate your garden with straw or hay bales & cover with glass (in this case old sliding doors) to retain heat. Some ventilation during warmer days would be necessary. Also a pest + animal deterrent. Caution around kids though! | The Micro Gardener Coldframe, Greenhouse, Straws Bale, Old Windows, Cold Frames, Green House, Hay Bale, Straw Bales, Sliding Doors
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