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  • From: Heron Breen <>
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  • Subject: [NAFEX] bluberry netting/cages
  • Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 09:54:41 -0500

Hello All,
I goosed the name of the refered netting company I had posted a few weeks
Plantsman John Meader, specialist in Rubus and blueberries (highbush and low)
also the keeper of many of his father's lesser known breeding results (Elywn
Meader), says:
"As you'll see by the sample, the net is woven in a way that allows a great
of stretch - all other nets I've seen are square-mesh...and don't stretch.
7/8" is
better than 1" if the 1" is square-meshed. Since small birds will poke
(sparrows, e.g.)and the berries, though they won't steal fruit, what does one
A piece of 7/8" that is 100' by 25' covers my net frame easily, cost me
$150 (it's $179.00 now) and will last 14 years; so annual cost is like $10 or
The company is named J A Cissel and can be reached at:
1995 Rutgers University Blvd., PO Box 2025
Lakewood, NJ 08701

Sorry for the confusion,
Heron Breen

  • [NAFEX] bluberry netting/cages, Heron Breen, 06/30/2004

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