Which plants do you grow in cold frames?
Grow cold-tolerant crops in cold frames. Spinach is one of the best crops to grow in a cold frame. It yields all winter in the cold frame. Chard and lettuce are the same as well. Scallions are good to grow in cold frames. Carrots are wonderful too. You can enjoy delicious, tender baby carrots all winter if you plant them end of summer.
Cold frames utilize solar energy and insulation to create a microclimate within your garden. You can use cold frames to extend the growing season of plants, start seeds, overwinter plants and harden them off. Low-growing, cool-season plants are the best to grow in cold frames. You can also keep tender plants in a cold frame. They will not be growing during the cold season but you will be able to provide plants with the right conditions for a gentle dormancy, so when spring comes they will be eager to resume growth.