[Market-farming] Shade Cloth for summer lettuce
Road's End Farm
organic87 at frontiernet.net
Sun May 20 10:03:56 EDT 2012
I think it depends on how far south you are, and possibly on the
sunlight exposure of the particular field. We use 30% here.
-- Rivka; Finger Lakes NY, Zone 6A now I think
Fresh-market organic produce, small scale
On May 20, 2012, at 9:53 AM, Carla Maness wrote:
> We use 50% shade cloth on our lettuce beds.
> Perkins, Ok
> On Sun, May 20, 2012 at 1:46 AM, John Chambers 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?
> Ridgeview Farm
> Shelbyville, IL
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