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.
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This greenhouse is bursting with seedlings to be hardened off and potted on. Even in a small garden, a greenhouse can be worthwhile, providing valuable space for raising seeds and achieving earlier harvests.
Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening
© Dorling Kindersley Limited 2007
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