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A cloche provides protection for newly planted seedlings, keeping insects, pests and adverse weather at bay. Words & photos: Julie Legg This cloche is for a 900mm x 1800mm raised bed. MATERIALS 4 x lengths flexible 15mm x 2mm x 2m plastic pipe 1 x pack of 6 x 16mm tool clips (comes with screws) 3 x set of 3/16” x 38mm nuts and bolts, mushroom head zinc plated 2 x 80mm white downpipe clips 4 x 25mm screws 2m x 4m insect garden netting Equipment: Drill, screwdriver Cost: $60 METHOD STEP 1: Clear soil to expose timber along each...

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