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In this episode I describe all different kinds of netting and garden row cover that I use on my plot. These are essential for any organic, sustainable gardener and provide alternative to pesticide by preventing insects from getting to your veggies in first place. VeggieMesh is in my opinion the best cover I had thus far prevents Carrot Fly, Cabbadge White Butterfly, Alium Leaf miner, Cabbage Moth altought keep in mind that this is not 100% guaranteed. If you want to be sure to avoid any insects grow in polytunnel. Veggiemesh, Insect Mesh Netting – ENVIROMESH 1.83M WIDE (BY THE RUNNING METRE) – Insect Mesh Netting – harrodhorticultural Debris Netting – 2M x 50M – Green MY GROWING SPREADSHEETS: Crop Rotation Plants Sowing Schedule Beds Template Harvest SOCIAL MEDIA: Twitter Facebook Instagram Summer Sidewalk by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license ( Artist: Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsHD Bird, Rabbit & Squirrel Deterrents for your Vegetable GardenJerry Baker’s Year Round Vegetable Gardening Summer Insect & Disease ControlUsing Mulch in Your Vegetable GardenHow I Prepare My Vegetable Garden Beds Using Wood ChipInsect Lore – Butterfly Garden – Part 1 – Giving the Caterpillars a new homeInsect Lore Butterfly Garden Instructions

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  • nqrms 3 months ago

    I'm trying to avoid squash vine borers from attacking my squash plants this coming summer. I'm considering buying an insect net but what about pollinators???

  • Dee Clayton 3 months ago

    that's great – thanks for sharing. Can I ask where you got the blue piping from to raise/hold up your netting? thx.

  • Dale Calder 3 months ago

    A lot of good information there Raf. I was surprised that the Cabbage Moth laid it's eggs it's eggs through the mess. Here I have only ever seen the eggs on the underside of the leaf.

  • 50 shades of green 3 months ago

    great job !! great update !! great information !!

  • Jane Lee 3 months ago

    Hi Raf,lots of good info.Everything is looking nice.Take care Jane.

  • OneYardRevolution | Frugal & Sustainable Organic Gardening 3 months ago

    Hi Raf! It looks like the covers are working well. Your plants look great!

  • TheEmptynester 3 months ago

    Hi, Raf, Thanks for taking the time to share so much useful info. I do not have as many choices here.

  • Katarina Carlsson 3 months ago

    I use lacecurtains (from IKEA) to protect my cabbage, over hoops made by old waterhoses. Works very well!
    Katarina from Sweden (hence the curtains from IKEA…)

  • Little Garden Diary 3 months ago

    Hi Raf. Great video. I've always wondered about different types of fleece for different plants where it benefits and/or protects plants. Thank you for a brilliant update Raf. Going to save this video for next year. Takes Care, Andy & Karen.

  • lifeinthailand 3 months ago

    Good info, Like anything you have to do what works for you and what you can afford a lot of the times, Amazing the number of products that are other there, And none of them are available here….lol

  • Riverside Allotment 3 months ago

    Thanks Raf. Very helpful.

  • The Grumpy Gardener 3 months ago

    I netted the strawberries which helped. I am now also using netting on my young brassica but once they get established this will be removed and my bird scarers will kick in

  • itsadeadmansparty 3 months ago

    great video

  • melovescoffee 3 months ago

    Thank you for the great video, i needed that! I have bird netting on the strawberries but nothing else is netted at the moment. I can not find the finer stuff for a good price but at least i know what i'm looking for now because i will need some for my onions next year. The allium leaf miner shredded my entire onion bed. My cabbages are doing ok out in the open. I have birds taking care of the caterpillars but obviously they can't catch them all so they look a little ragged but not too bad. The slugs do worse damage there. Still a weird thing to know in the UK some birds will actually eat the vegetables. I have never seen that. They will grab the fruit when they can but not greens. I have lure trees for the blackbirds and pigeons, 2 elderberries and a sour cherry. That keeps them busy. the pigeons are actually my helpers. I collect woodshavings with rabbit manure from the pet shop and it always has tons of spilled food and seeds in it. Twice every week i spread it out on the grass, they riddle through it all day and i suck it up with the lawnmower and use the clean woodshavings and rabbit manure as a mulch. Now lets see what i can give the blackbirds to do, they are my most hated garden pest. Worse than slugs. They turn over every scrap of mulch and earthed up potatoes in the garden, looking for worms, hurting my smaller plants in the process. They are everywhere now the young birds are maturing. All digging. I need a couple of fake cats or owls or something.