Acclimatising plants to outdoor surroundings before planting out

How to use a cold frame in spring

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
To do
To do

Do not To do in January

Do not To do in February

Do To do in March

Do To do in April

Do To do in May

Do not To do in June

Do not To do in July

Do not To do in August

Do not To do in September

Do not To do in October

Do not To do in November

Do not To do in December

Overview

Free up space in your greenhouse by moving pots of young plants into a cold frame until it’s warm enough to plant them out. Monty Don explains why he considers a cold frame to be essential, especially in spring.

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