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cloche

a bell-shaped cover used to protect young plants
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Glass cloches are still best, providing more heat and light for plants than the lighter, less expensive plastic ones that need to be more firmly anchored.
Outre leur volume sonore important, les cloches imposaient leur presence par la regularite dans l'emission des messages, a l'echelle de la journee ou de la semaine.
En effet, quoique que tres concerne en ce qui a trait a la sauvegarde des eglises et surtout des cloches de notre belle province.
De la meme facon, en ecriture, Les cloches d'eglise au Quebec fait la demonstration d'un nouveau potentiel d'interpretation du corpus campanaire national.
If you aren't driven to scrounge for lampshade frames that work for you as cloches, you can make a similar cloche using something you may already have on hand.
A common cloche, usually made of plastic and available for a couple of quid for two or three, is often bell-shaped and fits snugly over individual plants.
REMOVE cloches from strawberries during the day to allow access by pollinating insects.
As the weather becomes colder, cover fruiting strawberries with cloches, tunnels of plastic sheeting or horticultural fleece.
These can be sown out on the plot but to speed up their growth give them the protection of a cloche.
Check that cloches haven't moved out of alignment, or unwanted cold air may find its way to your crops.
Those raised under glass to be set outdoors should gradually be hardened off for planting out under cloches towards the end of the month.
PUT cloches into position to warm the soil for early sowings of vegetables in March.