Fleece or Plastic Cloch what is the difference?

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Aisling Roche asked 13 years ago

I recently got two fleece cloches in ALDI (the plastic ones were all sold out), in terms of what/how they protect against do the fleece cloches do exactly the same job as plastic or…

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Gerry Daly Staff answered 5 years ago
Fleece cloches are not as warm as plastic cloches but they help to increase temperature by reducing wind chill and retaining warm air.

They are fine where a touch of warmth is required such as early carrots or lettuce, but pastic can be used in the same way and are warmer, say for instance to grow early strwaberries, which the fleece would not bring on as early.