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A cold frame with a glass top can give you a 12-month growing season, even in Maine, and it's the easiest and most economical way to extend your harvest. Build the one described here, and you're on your way to fresh veggies year round.

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Frugal Ways to Build a Cold Frame

Frugal Ways to Build a Cold Frame - Garden year round with a cold frame! Here are some frugal ways to build a cold frame and extend your gardening time.

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Extend Your Gardening Season Up To 4 Months Longer For Less Than $10

Extend Your Gardening Season Up To 4 Months Longer For Less Than $10 - hoop house for your raised bed

Root Storage Bin. Root veggies like carrots and beets stay fresh all winter and even grow sweeter in this storage bin. Just fill with damp sand or sawdust, alternating with layers of veggies. can also house potatoes, turnips, and squash $34.95

For off-grid, year-round veggies--even in sub-zero temps--get to building a "forever green" geo-thermal hoophouse!

Great idea for the garden: rinse veggies, wash hands, then recycle the water, too.

I always plant flowers with my vegetable garden. Here is a good list of flowers you might want to plant in with your veggies and why.

The U-Gro Hydroponic Garden System to allow you to grow your own veggies, strawberries, herbs, and flowers in a very small space. It is great for growing bush beans, basil, swiss chard, spinach, leafy greens and other plants. http://ugrogarden.com