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cloche

a bell-shaped cover used to protect young plants
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PROTECT the emerging blooms of the Christmas rose or helleborus niger with a cloche to prevent frost, rain and soil splash from spoiling the flowers.
Sow three seeds 2cm deep and 2cm apart and cover with a jar or cloche, until you see the seedlings appearing, which can be thinned out when the first true leaves have appeared.
Sow carrots, lettuces, beetroots and radishes in cloches or frames and broad beans, early peas, more radishes, spinach and turnips in the open.
If using a cloche, keep it open on very warm days so the tomatoes do not suffer from water stress.
Young plants covered with cloches will grow much faster in early spring.
TipONE-litre plastic bottles cut in half have all sorts of uses - from home-made cloches, to plant supports and seed planters.
Check plants in the | greenhouse, in cold frames and under cloches to see if they need watering.
When the weather gets brutally cold, the most delicate can be covered with cloches.
Conifers were once more widely used for winter protection until the development of a wide range of protective devices, including cloches and garden frames first used in French gardens in the early 17th century.
Ainsi en est-il des cloches et des orgues des eglises, ou du bruit industriel (Schafer 1979 : 373).
Son livre Les cloches d'eglise du Quebec constitue son memoire de maitrise.
Francois Mathieu, Les cloches d'eglise du Quebec, sujets de culture, Sillery, Septentrion, 2010, 212 p.