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    There are some supposedly resistant varieties too like flyaway and resistafly but I don't have any personal experience of how good they are.
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    Scaffold netting makes very good windbreak for greenhouses and plants. Seems to let just enough wind through to stop the turbulence that comes with solid windbreaks.
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    You can get black debris netting too, if you prefer a more natural/neutral look on your plot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonjour View Post
    Brilliant! Thanks all for the quick replies. I'll get some ordered.

    I don't have beds as such, so my hoops are long and fairly narrow to cover a row of brassicas, hence the 2M circumference of the hoops.

    Good point about not covering strawberries until fruit has set, I'll bear that in mind.

    Any thoughts on cheaper alternatives to Enviromesh for carrots? I've heard that some use old net curtains but I wouldn't think they were very durable and also a bit small to cover much.
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    This is what I used on my carrots last year with some success.

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    You can buy cheap net curtains from IKEA and they last for several years
    it may be a struggle to reach the top, but once your over the hill your problems start.

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    Probably posted this pic before but back in 2014 I contacted a scaffolder who was pleased for me to take away whatever used netting I wanted (saved him having to dispose of it). Most of it had only been used once or twice and some roll ends were unused. It's still going strong.
    For brassica use we sewed up the tie down holes to keep the cabbage whites out.

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