Build a Cold Frame with Free Plans

Use free cold frame plans to build a custom enclosure to protect young plants. Use straw bales, PVC pipe or wood and cover with solid glass or recycled windows to get an early start on the growing season. Find out how to build a cold frame below.


PVC Cold Frame Plans
PVC Cold Frame Plans
Build this small cold frame build out of pvc pipe and clear plastic.
Hinged-Top
Hinged-Top
This enclosure can be opened from either side with the hinged top.
Build A Cold Frame
Build A Cold Frame
This video project is for a wooden cold frame with four legs.
Cedar Plans

Cedar Plans

This project is a cinch to build and materials include cedar and glass or clear plastic.
Free Plans
Free Plans
These cold frame plans use a window at the top and the sides are made of wood.
A Garden Cold Frame

A Garden Cold Frame

Here are plans for a 6 ft x 3 ft cold frame that is bottomless with a glass door.

Straw Bale
Straw Bale
This i a plan for bales of straw arranged in a rectangular shape and secured with wooden stakes.
Canadian Enclosure
Canadian Enclosure
A cold frame plan that is very easy to build & uses cedar with a window pane lid.
Portable Cold Frame
Portable Cold Frame
Build this portable, compact cold frame with a solid glass top.