Forest Large Overlap Cold Frame to Grow Your Own

Product Code: OLCFDHD EAN: 5013053135778

(4.4) Based on 3 Reviews


Cold frames, as every gardener is aware, are extremely useful for starting plants off early in the spring, and protecting tender plants.

Forest's Large Overlap Cold Frame is a particularly attractive example that does its job beautifully. Your gardening year will start that bit earlier when you sow the first seeds even if frost is still about.

There's two independently opening lids that, as they are glazed with acrylic, let in plenty of light and then can be opened as part of the hardening off process.

The range of plants that you can grow will be sufficiently increased to justify the purchase of this pressure treated cold frame that is guaranteed against rot for 15 years.

Large Overlap Cold Frame Features:

  • Two Independently Opening Lids
  • Acrylic Glazing
  • Pressure Treated Timber
  • 15 Year Anti-Rot Guarantee

Large Overlap Cold Frame Dimensions:

  • Height: 37cm (1ft 3ins)
  • Width: 109cm (3ft 7ins)
  • Depth: 63cm (2ft 1in)
Forest's entire product range is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, every product carries the FSC logo, ensuring that timber comes from properly managed forests and controlled sources.

This Forest product is pressure treated and carries a 15 year guarantee against rot. This means it will never require any further treatment - saving time and money and helping the environment.

Delivery Info


Please Note: We cannot deliver Forest products to the Isle of Wight, Northern Ireland and any other Offshore Islands.

All deliveries will be booked in first. Delivery times are subject to stock and busy periods and should be taken as an estimate. Delivery of most items may only be able to be delivered to the curbside of your property only - please check with us before ordering if this will be a problem.

All orders are acknowledged with a receipt of purchase and you will be contacted prior to delivery. Any problems relating to the product must be reported within 7 days from receipt and must be supported by your receipt of purchase.

Sizes shown are maximum dimensions and should be used for guidance only.

100% of the Forest range now features the FSC logo the timber used is sourced in a responsible way. Note: Certain products MAY require a two man lift and assistance may be sought. Thank you for your consideration here.

*Inclusive home delivery is not included for delivery to the following postcodes: GY, HS, IM, JE, KA, KW, PH, ZE.

Reviews (3)

Not bad - but could be better

  • Delivery: Four Stars
  • Quality: Four Stars
  • Price: Four Stars

I can't criticise the quality of the material used. However, I had to tighten every one of the already fitted screws. The lids I had to rebuild using a glue to firm up the joints. I had to replace some of the 50mm screws with 60mm ones to make sure of a decent hold. I found the one-size opening provided by the prop less than useful. To remedy that I cut them into 3 sections - 200, 120 and 80 mm resp, drilled them 25mm from one end so, with judicial fitting to the frame, I ended up with much more useful openings. From the above you will note that I did not require any assistance in assembling the cold frame. Moving it around is not too difficult either, so finding the right place to place it is not a chore. On a scale of 1 to 10 it's a definite 7.

By Mr. R. Henry , written on Monday 01st, June, 2015.

Cold frame

  • Delivery: Five Stars
  • Quality: Four Stars
  • Price: Five Stars

Excellent product, easy to assemble, good value for money

By graham , written on Thursday 30th, April, 2015.

An essential aid for the gardener.

  • Delivery: Five Stars
  • Quality: Five Stars
  • Price: Four Stars

The cold frame arrived well packaged with the sides, front and back ready made. It needed two of us to assemble it due to its size and weight. The holes must be pilot drilled before screwing! The instructions could have been more detailed but we managed OK, using the picture to help us. We found that putting the props on the front, as instructed, didn't work as they ended up propping up the lids on the plastic, not the frame. It is a sturdy, well designed and well made bit of kit and I would recommend it.

By Mark Rich , written on Tuesday 10th, February, 2015.

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