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Growing Vegetables Under Cover (page 2 of 4)

Vegetable plants often need protection from cold weather and persistent pests, particularly when they are young and most vulnerable. Being prepared with the appropriate equipment and protective covers is the best way to avoid losses.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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Cold Frame Protects Tender Greens All Winter

Protecting Winter Leaves 

Salads, such as these dark red lettuces and Asian greens, respond well to the protection from cold, wet weather that a cold frame provides, allowing them to be grown all through the winter.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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