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Can I use a platic grow house to overwinter established seedlings?


By Lizi

Hamphire, United Kingdom Gb

Hi all. Just been given a platic 4 tier 'gardman' growhouse, can i use it as a cold frame to overwinter my established seedlings which will be in 3" pots come autumn?

Seeds are pansies, foxgloves etc which I got cheap at local gdn centre and my enthusiasm got the better of me so sowed rather than waited until spring. Also have rooted strawberry runners and cuttings to overwinter.



Don't see why not - the only problem you might have is ventilation - not sure whether these have a means of ventilating if necessary.

22 Aug, 2009


Also, make sure that it is well fastened down. You don't want to be rescueing everything from next door's garden.

22 Aug, 2009


.......or from the sheep enclosure next door or from half-way down a mountain!

22 Aug, 2009


Thanks all, have put it up and put a few bricks in the bottom to secure!

23 Aug, 2009


ive tied mine to the fence as well as bricks on bottom shelf lizi, if that helps

25 Aug, 2009

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