[Market-farming] Crop support
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.
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.
> Chicken wire being the price it is brings my question which is what are any
> of you using for crop support?
> Does anyone have experience with Hortonova 13FG, (Johnnys, 79" x 3280'
> $3280.00) ?
> Your thoughts and stories would be appreciated..
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