|Here, ordinary plastic shopping bags cover 2-gallon pots and window boxes|
|Plastic milk jugs or juice bottles with the bottoms cut out of them make perfect free cloches for these broccoli seedlings.|
|Clear plastic sheeting (a drop cloth, maybe?) makes a great garden protection (that's actually the same piece of plastic that covered the front garden box and kept its contents alive all winter)....|
|but any color will do, even black. I just need to make sure to uncover this as soon as possible in the morning so the plants don't cook once the sun is hitting it directly again!|
Oh, and I bit the proverbial bullet and checked the temperature outside: it is currently 32 degrees out (as of 1am), with a lot of hours of night left to go. It might get as low as the lower 20s this morning, so let's hope my "crop condoms" are enough!