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*Greenhouse Cover, shown with Elevated Cedar Planter Box, sold separately
Greenhouse Cover, shown with Elevated Cedar Planter Box, sold separately

Protection Frame & Covers, 2’ x 8’

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Item# 8590159
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4 12
$99.95

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Exclusive | Covers Protect Plants in 2' x 8' Beds — Includes Free Insect Cover!

  • Outfit your 2' x 8' beds with convenient plant protection
  • Shields plants from cold temperatures, harsh winds, and insect attack
  • Includes sturdy steel frame, greenhouse cover and FREE insect cover
  • Fits our 2' x 8' Elevated Cedar Raised Bed, 2' x 8' Elevated Cedar Planter Box and other 2' x 8' raised beds

Create a protected micro climate for plants in your 2' x 8' bed. You can start planting earlier in spring and extend the growing season later into fall for an even bigger and better harvest. The frame installs in minutes. Then add the reinforced polyethylene, vented greenhouse cover to shield plants from harsh weather. When the weather warms up, replace the greenhouse cover with the free micro-mesh insect cover to fend off hungry pests. Both covers have openings on both sides for easy access to plants. Use the ten Earth Staples, included, to anchor the frame to the planting mix. Approx. 34" high in back, 26" high in front. Fits our 2' x 8' Elevated Cedar Raised Bed, 2' x 8' Elevated Cedar Planter Box and other 2' x 8' raised beds.

Product Details

  • Easy assembly
  • Powder-coated steel frame, plastic connectors, reinforced polyethylene greenhouse cover, polyethylene micro-mesh insect cover
  • 94" L x 21" W
  • Approx. 34" high in back, 26" high in front
  • Imported fabric
  • Gardener's Supply Exclusive

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:Protection Frame & Covers, 2' x 8'
 
4.2

(based on 12 reviews)

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    (6)

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    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (1)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

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5.0

Protection Frame & Cover

By csb

from Amesbury, Ma

Verified Buyer

Comments about : Protection Frame & Covers, 2' x 8':

works well in heavy rain and wind

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Disappointed

By Pat

from Cape Cod, MA

Verified Reviewer

Comments about : Protection Frame & Covers, 2' x 8':

I am on Cape Cod. I placed the frame on my raised bed. I staked it down with the enclosed stakes. I added the "greenhouse" cover. The whole thing blew off the first night. I tied it down with bungee cords and it blew off again. If anyone has any other ideas I would love to get suggestions. I have to leave now for a few weeks, but will try again when I get back. I imagine that the frame and covers could be of good use to someone who lives where there is no wind. Is there such a place?

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Covers

By Tpfmom

from Arizona

Verified Buyer

Comments about : Protection Frame & Covers, 2' x 8':

The set comes with two covers. I live in the desert so I am using only the shade cover, the green one. I am pleased with it. It protects my young plants from the sun.

It's unfortunate that we cannot buy just one cover. I would give this 5 stars if it did. As it is, I have no use for the white plastic cover and for me, it was an unnecessary expenditure. My suggestion is to offer different packaging, so we can buy just what we need.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Looks good

By Keith

from Corona, Ca

Verified Buyer

Comments about : Protection Frame & Covers, 2' x 8':

Everything looks great, I know it's effectiveness this spring.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

fits well and works great

By jsnowcat

from Newburyport

Verified Buyer

Comments about : Protection Frame & Covers, 2' x 8':

I used this for my herbs and lettuce so I could get an early start

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Great product but not good in wind

By Suzy

from Oklahoma

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dual Purpose Covers
  • Easy To Place In Garden
  • Easy To Put Together
  • Looks Nice

Cons

  • Wind Blows It Off Easily

Best Uses

  • Extend Growing Season
  • Protection From Insects
  • Protect Plants From Frost

Comments about : Protection Frame & Covers, 2' x 8':

I live in Oklahoma where the wind comes sweeping down the plains! I have to remove the whole frame and then bring the covers inside during windy days, which is often during the spring. That's been a bit frustrating. I have the planter on my deck against the house to shield from the wind but it still carries the frame off even with use of the staples to hold it down. I'm going to try bungee cords around it next. Love everything else about it though. My bottom line is actually, I would recommend it if in a wind protected area.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Perfect for a desert climate

By Hiller

from Las Vegas

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dual Purpose
  • Durable
  • Height

Cons

  • Assembly

Best Uses

  • Raised Planters
  • Temperature Dips
  • Wind Protection

Comments about : Protection Frame & Covers, 2' x 8':

The Nevada sun is punishing, and, where I live, most edible plants benefit from wind protection as well as shade. Plants don't really grow in the winter here, but by adding the greenhouse cover, I've been able to extend the season and keep my plants from freezing the eight or so times it dips to 32. Plus, it keeps my cats out so I can keep my chives! They could get inside if they really wanted to, but I keep mine zipped unless I'm watering and they don't thank heavens. Finally, it seems to minimize bugs, but I do spray my home brewed organic insecticide as soon as I see a problem.

I got a raised bed to keep my dogs out of my plants, and this has been the icing on the cake for all of the reasons I've listed. I did gulp at the price--especially since I'd just purchased the 300 dollar cedar planter in the picture--but I've come to see both as worth the investment.

If you are mostly devoid of spatial skills like I am, be patient during assembly. Thank heavens they marked the parts.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

My First Disappointment from Gardener's Supply

By Colorado Gardener

from Centennial, CO

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Poor Design

    Best Uses

      Comments about : Protection Frame & Covers, 2' x 8':

      I was really excited to get this product; spring in Colorado provides lots of opportunities for extreme day to night temperature flucuation. Wasn't difficult to put together and each of the covers were a snug fit. The earth staples are too long to go straight into the planter, so I put them at an angle. The first day a slight breeze flipped the frame and cover off so I used pipe clamps to secure the middle supports to the planter. Big mistake - the next day found the frame toppled over with a bent middle support. It really wasn't windy and I was surprised to see the failure - definitely won't hold up to our spring. Thinking that if it were shorter it would be less of a parasail and so will probably take a hacksaw to the poles, so as not to have completely wasted my money.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great cover

      By Pat

      from San Diego

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about : Protection Frame & Covers, 2' x 8':

      Sturdy and easy to assemble

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Should Work Well

      By Jean

      from Iowa

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Good Protection

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

        Comments about : Protection Frame & Covers, 2' x 8':

        Just received, but looks like it will work well.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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