[Market-farming] Holding Down Row Cover

Clark Furlong clark at crookedcarrot.com
Fri May 4 21:27:41 EDT 2012


Andrea,

If you don't have much wind pins such as re-pins available from Johnny's
and others work. When the wind blows I use concrete blocks every six feet
or so.

Clark

Crooked Carrot Farm
San Tan Valley, AZ
www.crookedcarrot.com


On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 6:00 PM, andrea davis <andrea.m.davis at gmail.com>wrote:

> I have yet another question.  This year I am covering my kale with row
> cover because the local ground squirrels love it.  I am going to use #9
> wire for hoops as the kale doesn't seem to like to rub up against the row
> cover.
>
> How have people found is the best way to hold down row cover?  In the past
> I have put dirt on it but then it is always a pain to remove it when things
> need to be checked on.  I heard something about laying rebar on the edges.
>
> Any suggestions would be great
>
> Thanks again,
> Andrea
>
> Quarter Acre Farm
> Sonoma, CA
>
>
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