Bird Netting - It Keep's em Out!!
Birds are fun to watch..... except during the gardening season. Once our
gardens are growing, birds become a pest. We don't want those birds eating
our strawberries, nipping at our sweet pea plants, or snacking on our
There's an easy solution to keep birds from getting to your crop before you
are ready to harvest it. Netting keeps the birds out, along with deer and
rabbits, too. Our Pest netting is strong and long lasting. Multi-strand design
makes it strong. UV protection lasts for years, keeping this pest netting
from breaking down and getting brittle in the sun.
Bird Pest Netting - available in bags, sheets, and bulk rolls
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Shrub Guard Pest Net Bags - These are really neat for quickly wrapping
up a bush or shrub. Its quite popular for blueberry bushes. Simply roll it
on, and your blueberries are secure. Roll it up a ways, to harvest the fruit.
We recommend placing a frame around the plant.
Pest Netting Sheets - Pest netting sheets work
well in the vegetable garden. It comes in varying sizes. Simply drape
it over your plants, and the birds are shut out. It is also commonly used
to wrap the canopy of fruit trees, so birds can not get to the fruit. It
may not be practical in the flower garden, where the beauty
of seeing the flowers, is the reason for the
garden. Buy Bird Netting Sheets now.
Pest Netting - When you've got a big job, use bulk roll bird pest netting.
It's cheaper in bulk. You can measure and cut pieces to size, off the roll,
and save money.
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How to Make a Bird Netting Frame:
Compliments: Gail Dana, Bird Landing CA.
While pest netting is lightweight, the plant will grow through the mesh holes
in the netting,if allowed. And, leaves that the netting rests upon, can be
damaged in high heat. We recommend creating some form of frame around your
You can create a frame around your entire garden*above), and cover it with
pest netting. Or create a simple frame around your plants. Or, anything in
Here are a few ideas how to make a frame for your netting:
1. Political sign frames. Right after political elections, those
over-abundant yard signs are tossed...... literally tossed into the garbage.
Take two signs. Discard the cardboard part of the sign (please recycle).
Take the U-shaped metal frame, and cross-cross two of them over a plant.
Slide a pest net bag over the frame. Place a brick or rock on the bottom
edge of the netting that touches the ground. It's almost instant protection.
2. The Two Tiered Greenhouse frame:
Many of us have a two-tiered greenhouse, that we put on our deck in early
spring for use as a cold frame for our seedlings. After the seedlings are
planted, the greenhouse is put away until next spring.
Take the plastic cover off the frame. Now, wrap the frame in a sheet of netting,
or simply pull an pest net bag over it. Set the frame over a blueberry bush
(or whatever you want to cover). Now, the birds are outside, looking in.
3. Rebar and Old Tennis Balls
Pound 3 - 4 pieces of rebar into the ground around the plant. Take old tennis
balls and cut a small "X" into them. Push the tennis ball onto the top
of each rebar. It's amazing how smoothly a net bag slips on and off! We were
given this method from the owner of a blueberry farm. He uses this
on hundreds of bushes!
Note: You can also use wooden poles, plastic tubing, or other metal
4. The Buffet Buster
The Buffet Buster consists of a frame and a pest net cover. It is perfect
for strawberries, lettuce, beans and other plants birds, bunnies and deer
like. When it comes to keeping the birds out, it really does the job!
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