Undercover Device: The Garden Cloche

If you live in an area with a short growing season, a garden cloche can extend it. Here's how to make one.



garden cloche - finished tent
Here the finished garden cloche is shown in place, with its heavy plastic cover stretched tight over the PVC hoops and then tied with rope.
Photo by MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff
garden cloche - thriving crops
The beautiful result! Vegetables, herbs, and flowers out of season.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff
garden cloche - slipknot
The slipknot that tethers the gathered plastic to the stake is an easily adjusted double hitch.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff
garden cloche - plastic tubing support arches
PVC ribs are bent into shape and slipped over rebar posts.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff











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