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Canadian ColdFraming Book

 
 

A truly Canadian text
Sample pages show table of contents, and examples of pages with diagrams or both photographs and diagrams.
Simplified processes and structures, proving food can be grown in small spaces, using easy methods.
All content in this book is based on original research, and years of experimentation
in a full-sun, organic food garden in downtown Toronto.

 

photo and text copyright by Kyla Dixon-Muir

 

Available at all events and by postal mail.
$20- (+ s&h, where applicable)
Order via coldframes (at) gmail (dot) com.
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Easy ColdFrame Kit

 
 

Create Your Own Simple ColdFrames

 
 

A ColdFrame Craft Kit for all ages

 

Eight-page instruction booklet with diagrams; sturdy, rot-proof stitching line; huge-eyed safety needles; starter pack of cool-season seeds (heriloom & organic); attachment clips (binder or pony clips, as available).

 

Comes in a re-usable plastic envelope with snap-closure.

 

Kit provided with 4' x 10' package (40 sq. ft.) of true vapour-barrier translucent tarp (plastic), which is enough to cover 4 or more wire cage frames (you supply), depending on size.

 

All content in this kit and instruction booklet is based on original research, and years of experimentation.

 

Safe for children; effective for all ages; perfect for school classes.

 

photo and text copyright by Kyla Dixon-Muir

 

ColdFrames made from these kits are light-weight, but very sturdy.
Nesting to store in warm months, they take up very little space.

Available at all events and by postal mail.
$20- (+ s&h, where applicable)
Order via coldframes (at) gmail (dot) com.
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For an image of creating an original frame in 2006, see photo under: "Feedback on our garden's donations to others:", by clicking on this link: DonationsGivingAndReceiving

 

 
 
 

Build Your Own ColdFrame Workshops

 
 

A safe, guided workshop, with skilled instructors leading small groups;
designed to empower participants with both carpentry experience and gardening knowledge.

These adult-only events use power tools. Attend one of our spring or fall Workshops as an individual, or book and promote an event for your own group. Pricing structures vary according to group requirements.

 
 

Build Your Own ColdFrame - and take it home today !

All new tools, safety gear, hardware, custom-cut lumber and other materials are provided to ensure your success!

 
 

Small classes ensure individual attention and ergonomic approaches for each participant from both instructors.

 
 

Gardening instructions cater to the specific end-uses of each individual participant, for growing effectiveness.

 
 

Methods and strategies for stacking or spreading these modular units, and for ventilation are explored in detail.

 
 

These deceptively simple frames bear significant weight from snow and ice with ease, for long-lasting use.

 
 

 
 

Build Your Own ColdFrame Workshop at Everdale, 2010: EverdaleAdAug2010

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Register, or book your group's event: coldframes @ gmail . com

 

 

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