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Building the FarmTek Cold Frame Part 2

Follow Building the FarmTek Cold Frame Part 1 to read the first installment of this excellent adventure. We had no problem sliding the cold frame’s roofing material into the H-channels, but it was pretty much impossible for us move that entire piece to the pipe frame, and get it attached ...

Building the FarmTek Cold Frame Part 1

After enjoying a delicious winter salad fresh from a friend’s garden around a week ago, Kate and I decided to bite the bullet and install our first cold frame here in Kansas. I nosed around the barn some, but discovered that we didn’t have the bits and pieces to make a nice looking, easy ...


Growing Veggies in Fall and Winter

For years we’ve been planting our vegetable garden in spring and summer, enjoying the bounty until it runs out or the plants die with the first frosts of fall. We’ve used mulch and row cover to extend the harvest a bit, but we’ve never had anything fresh from the garden past ...

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