Oxygen under plastic sheet?

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    I am preparing the first of our no dig veg beds. Currently it is huge amounts of dig shifting top soil around but once in place will remain there.

    I am wanting to use big silage clamp plastic sheets to cover the ground once I have levelled and applied compost. These sheets are 25m x 13m. I am wondering if things might start to get starved of oxygen under the middle of a big sheet like this?



    I see no problem with that, it’s unusual for old sheeting to have no slits or small tears, you could make some to let air & rain in.
    Earthworms like the darkness & moisture.



    The sheets are new. I got three of them for £40 (for all three) off ebay.
    I wouldn’t really want to add holes which is why I was wondering.

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