[Market-farming] Crop support

Fellenz fellenz at fltg.net
Sat Jul 14 19:09:42 EDT 2007


I've used the hortnova with peas and it worked OK.  I used t-posts every 
8-10' and a heavy twine at the top to hold the hortnova up. 


Andy

Sharon and Steve wrote:
> By way of experimenting I planted Lincoln and Green Arrow peas each with a 
> row on chicken wire beside a row with no support. And I am glad I did as if 
> I did not have those on wire I would not have had many peas.The unsupported 
> rows are rotten at ground level, due to trapped moisture, during this the 
> driest year I have seen.
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> Chicken wire being the price it is brings my question which is what are any 
> of you using for crop support?
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> Does anyone have experience with Hortonova 13FG, (Johnnys, 79" x 3280' 
> $3280.00) ?
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> Your thoughts and stories would be appreciated..
>
> MAsteveINE
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