Shade cloth is a great way to protect your plants from the harsh summer sun. Greenhouse shade cloth can be used to cover garden beds, providing protection from both direct sunlight and heat. Shade cloth comes in a variety of colors and densities, so you can choose the level of protection that is right for your plants.
For example, a lighter weight cloth will provide some sun protection while still allowing some light and air to reach your plants. A darker cloth will provide more protection from the sun, but may also cause your plants to become too hot. In general, it is best to use a white or light-colored shade cloth in hot climates, as this will reflect the majority of the sun's heat. Conversely, a dark-colored shade cloth for plants should be used in cooler climates, as it will help to trap heat and keep your plants warm.
Our video helps you understand your options for a plant shade cloth to protect for your plants.