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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 blueberries.

There's an easy solution to keep birds from getting to your crop before you do. Bird netting keeps them out, along with deer, bunnies and rabbits, too. Our bird 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.

Types of 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 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.

bulk, pest, net, bulk pest netting, buy  Bulk Pest Netting - When you've got a big job, use bulk roll bird netting. It's cheaper in bulk. You can size and cut pieces off the roll, and save money.  Buy Bulk Roll Bird Pest Net

How to Make a Bird Netting Frame:

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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 plants

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 between.

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 stakes. 

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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