[Market-farming] Shade Cloth for summer lettuce

Carla Maness manessfarm at gmail.com
Sun May 20 09:53:15 EDT 2012


We use 50% shade cloth on our lettuce beds.

Carla
Perkins, Ok

On Sun, May 20, 2012 at 1:46 AM, John Chambers <jachambe at gmail.com> wrote:

> We are looking at shade cloth as a means of delaying bolting in our summer
> lettuce.  We're looking at covering individual beds with shade cloth
> supported by #9 hoops, but am curious what shade cloth % you have found to
> work best.  30%?  50%?  Higher?
>
> John
> Ridgeview Farm
> Shelbyville, IL
>
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