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How to Protect Plants from Frost - Low Tunnels

By GrowOrganic.com on December 05, 2014

In this video, we'll teach you the principles of frost protection and how to build a simple structure called a "low tunnel" to start your plants early, or grow throughout the winter.

  Comments (5)

N

What kind of PVC piping did you use to form the arch?  When I went to the hardware store, they told me that PVC piping does not bend.

Thank you.

Nancy

Posted by Nancy Lewis on Oct. 19, 2013 at 2:06:57 PM

M

we used schedule 40 1/2 inch pvc, 10 ft lengths bent just fine.

Posted by michelle on Dec. 03, 2013 at 3:15:58 PM

J

This was perfect—thanks.

Also: we love the bobbing toucan—where to find?

Posted by Jan on Oct. 28, 2014 at 10:05:09 AM

J

The video actually said use 1/2” rebar and 3/4” pvc. The 10’ length is also important to know for the optimum arch height, for the 4’ raised bed.

Note 1/2” pvc can not handle as much snow load. Plus finding smaller rebar than 1/2”  may be difficult.

Posted by Joseph Miller on Dec. 07, 2014 at 3:28:57 AM

M

I am ready to build myself a vegetable garden that will provide yield even during winter
what wood do u use as side panels?

also are those metal bars that lay flat on the ground that I see in your video?

Mimi

Posted by mimi on Feb. 08, 2015 at 5:57:46 AM

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