|Welcome to Kansas Healthy Yards and Communities
A hotbed is similar to a miniature greenhouse. It can be used to get an early start on tomatoes, peppers and melons. Cold frames can provide shelter for tender perennials; to harden off seedling plants; or to start pansies, cabbage, or lettuce. But there are several factors to consider.
Take the Healthy Yards Assessment and look for ways to make your lawn and landscape healthier for you and your community.