[NAFEX] netting support for blueberries

mIEKAL aND dtv at mwt.net
Wed Nov 9 13:44:51 EST 2005


What's spread all over the ground?  It looks like ash...


On Nov 9, 2005, at 12:32 PM, lee reich wrote:

> I used to net my blueberries with a temporary, walk-in cage whose  
> uprights were 8' long metal electrical conduit pipes pounded into  
> the ground. I connected the tops with pvc plumbing pipe, putting  
> T's at appropriate places to sit on the metal pipes. I then draped  
> netting over the whole cage and held down the edges with metal  
> stapes and pieces of pipe.
>
> I recently upgraded to permanent side netting held up by locust  
> posts whose tops were joined by rebar. When fruit is ripening, I  
> drape light netting over the area and further support the middles  
> with metal conduit pipe capped by an overturned jar.
>
> Attached is a lo-resolution image of the uncovered cage.



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