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How to build hoop-and-plastic cloches that extend the season both spring and fall

publication date: Jan 1, 2007
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On New Leaf Farm in Durham, Maine, owners Dave and Chris Colson, use cloches (singularly pronounced klosh with a long o) to protect salad greens and more tender crops on either end of the brisk New England growing season. These hooped plastic row covers are relatively cheap and easy to
install, and, for the past 24 years, they have given the Colsons an edge on their wholesale organic
vegetable farm.

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