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Vegetable Crops for Cloches

Previously we described the main types of cloche available, and also provided weeding, watering and ventilation details. Here we outline the range of crops that benefit from the protection afforded by cloches, giving the sowing or planting season in each … Continue reading

09. July 2011 by admin
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Types of Cloche for the Vegetable Garden

The value of cloches lies not only in the sunshine they draw and the warmth they generate beneath them, but also in their ability to shield crops from cold winds — particularly in winter and early spring — and give … Continue reading

09. July 2011 by admin
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Choosing Frames or Cloches

FRAMES A frame — or two — costs little to buy, or make yourself, and can be fitted into most gardens. Nearly everything you grow in a greenhouse can also be grown in frames, allowing for the restrictions in height … Continue reading

09. July 2011 by admin
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Types of Garden Cloche

Types of cloches Cloches are obtainable in a variety of sizes, shapes and materials. Costs, naturally, are related to the size of the cloche, so it is prudent to decide what crops you intend growing under cloches before buying them. … Continue reading

06. June 2011 by admin
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Growing Crops under Cloches

Gardeners discovered many. Years ago that a plant could be forced into early growth by protecting it with a glass cover. Eventually, a Frenchman, whose name has not gone into the history books, evolved a practical and efficient shape for … Continue reading

06. June 2011 by admin
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Growing Crops in Garden Frames

The small area covered by a garden frame is often the most intensively cultivated part of a vegetable plot. By careful planning, a succession of food crops can be grown in a frame throughout the year. If you have a … Continue reading

06. June 2011 by admin
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