Gardeners with fruit trees and other plants that produce food are familiar with using netting for birds. Bird netting for gardens is inexpensive and reusable, provided it is removed after harvest. Birds don’t want to get tangled in the stuff and have trouble reaching the fruit without getting ensnared. The thin mesh is easy to use, lightweight, yet durable. And there are other ways to employ the netting in the garden. Tips on Using Bird Netting Bird netting may simply be draped over trees, canes, or other plants. But getting it off the branches to harvest fruit is tricky. A better way is to erect supports around the plant and drape the netting over it. Secure it to the ground with soil staples. Alternatively, the gardener can make a structure out of PVC, wood, or other materials, which will hold the netting up above the plant. If the support is […]
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