Homestead DIY Projects

Getting a Head Start on Spring Growing With a Cold Frame

What’s a die-hard gardener to do in the middle of winter, when the ground, outside,  is still too cold to plant anything?  Start growing in a cold frame! A cold frame is used to protect young plants from the outside elements and cold weather.  It functions like a mini-greenhouse and is a great way to… Continue reading Getting a Head Start on Spring Growing With a Cold Frame

Gardening Journal

Gardening in the Winter

I love being able to “garden” in the middle of winter!   While it may be indoors, and on a much smaller scale than what takes place out in my main garden, winter seed-sowing brings just as much joy to my life as outdoor spring planting does (especially since I get to do it in the… Continue reading Gardening in the Winter