Allotment crop protection is often required to protect crops from many types of threat; animals, birds or the elements. Animal traps are of the lethal and humane variety so you can ‘relocate’ your pest. Netting is a very popular option for birds and butterflies. Insects can be very small so a much finer mesh is required, however this does add to the shading of the crops. Fleece is a good compromise it that it keeps out all insects, allows water and sunshine onto the crops.
You will find products for each of the protection types, various netting types and fleece, with advice on choosing the right types and materials. For most plot holders the loss of a crop after many hours of nurturing is very annoying and a few simple measures can ensure you get the maximum yield for your labours.