Posted by on Apr 11, 2013 in Garden

Free Last Minute Frost Solution

Already planted your summer garden? And now the forecast calls for frost????

Have no fear! Try my last minute frost solution- its FREE!

First, lets go to the recycling bin or trash can. Grab as many milk jugs, juice/soda bottles or whatever else is in there. I used some plastic salad bins too!

Plug your nose (in the case of the milk jug!) and give it a rinse. Then cut it in half.

You now have TWO tiny greenhouses.

Now head out to the garden and lets cover those tomatoes and peppers.

Here’s a soda bottle tiny greenhouse.

And a milk jug.

Be sure to cover them early enough in the day to trap a few of the sun’s rays. It’ll heat up your tiny greenhouse and keep them frost-free until morning. This obviously won’t work for super-duper cold nights, but hopefully it’ll preserve the time and effort (and money!) you’ve already invested in your home garden.

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