Cold Frame Plans for the Garden

Learn how to build a five-piece garden cold frame that is easily removed during the off-seasons and will jump-start the growth of spring seedlings.

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Three screw eyes, two on the rear wall and one on the cover's back edge, provide a "take-apart" hinge for the cover panel (which should be topped with some type of transparent material). A nail or bolt is slipped through all three eyes to complete the hinge. Three of these assemblies will support the cover of an 8-foot cold frame.
PETER J. WOROWIEK AND CLARENCE KINKELAAR