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Netting to protect veggies

Hi folks,
I'm after recommendations on netting/mesh to protect my vegetables. I've noticed a number of Cabbage Whites recently so need to sort something out. What type have you found that works well and where did you get it from?
East Lancs


  • nick615nick615 Posts: 1,366
    My own choice would not be anything with holes in ('netting/mesh' worries me) so I'd personally choose fleece, available in various widths and lengths.
  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Posts: 11,391
    I've been using 'bird and butterfly netting' from for many years to protect mainly brassicas and fruit.  4mm mesh size, strong, doesn't degrade in the sun and invisible from a distance.  Never had any birds or other animals get caught in it.  I need 6m wide stuff so suppliers were limited.  A much finer mesh such as 'enviromesh', fleece or one of the other fine meshes also available is needed to protect against carrot fly and flea beetle though.
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • ColinAColinA Posts: 370
    Scaffold netting off Amazon 50mtr x 2mtr roll last year £26 its excellent
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