Cold-frames sentence example

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  • Of those that are liable to suffer injury in winter, as the Brompton and Queen Stocks, a portion should be potted and wintered in cold frames ventilated as freely as the weather will permit.

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  • Continue the propagation of herbaceous plants, taking off the layers of carnations, picotees, pansies and chrysanthemums, by the end of the month; choice carnations and picotees may be potted and wintered in cold frames if the season is wet and ungenial.

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  • Due attention must be paid to shifting well-rooted plants into larger pots; and, if space is desired, many kinds of hardier plants can be safely put out in cold frames.

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  • All vegetable roots not designed to be left in the ground during the winter should be dug up, such as beets, carrots, parsnips, sweet potatoes, &c. The cabbage, cauliflower and lettuce plants grown from seed sown last month should be pricked out in cold frames.

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  • Remove the snow that accumulates on cold frames or other glass structures, particularly if the soil which the glass covers was not frozen before the snow fell; it may remain on the sashes longer if the plants are frozen in, since they are dormant, and would not be injured if deprived of light for eight or ten days.

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  • Increase by division of the creeping root-stock, or seed sown in cold frames as soon as ripe.

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  • Just as with straw bale homes, straw bale cold frames use the mass of the insulating straw walls to buffer the temperature difference between outside and inside.

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  • Typically cold frames are placed in an area that gets a fair amount of sunlight each day so the plants can thrive.

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  • It is also advisable to make several individual cold frames instead of one large one because the completed frame may be too heavy to easily move.

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  • Such cold frames harnessed two natural elements, manure and solar power, to create warm temperatures that withstood cold New England winters.

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