Coldframes and mini-greenhouses
Coldframes and mini-greenhouses are useful accessories to a greenhouse, and can also be a partial alternative to a greenhouse. Frames are merely boxes that lie flat on the ground with a glazed, sloping lid and mini-greenhouses are glazed boxes that stand vertically with openings on one side.
Mini-greenhouses are a space-saving way of covering plantsGlass is better than plastic
Gusts of wind are the main cause of damage
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