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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?

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  • nick615nick615 Posts: 326
    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 Leicestershire, UKPosts: 9,540
    I've been using 'bird and butterfly netting' from enviromesh.co.uk 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: 250
    Scaffold netting off Amazon 50mtr x 2mtr roll last year £26 its excellent
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