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Post  Mastiff07 on 5/28/2012, 1:16 pm

My husband was using weed whacker around the trellis and caught the nylon trellis. How do I fix this? It already has sweet peas growing on it. It was towards the bottom of it
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Post  philct on 5/28/2012, 1:42 pm

Mastiff07 wrote:My husband was using weed whacker around the trellis and caught the nylon trellis. How do I fix this? It already has sweet peas growing on it. It was towards the bottom of it

Can you zip tie it together to the poles?
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Post  camprn on 5/28/2012, 2:00 pm

Or you can use twine and sort of weaves from what's left of the nylon to the pole. I bet your Husband feels terrible, but all it not lost.
Truly, if the damage is just on the corner, the peas will attach themselves to the other peas that are still supported. Very Happy

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Post  Mastiff07 on 5/28/2012, 10:48 pm

It wasn't near a corner. It's the bottom 3 rows in one section affected. The sweet peas were at the other end. I'll try to tie it. Would it still support cucumbers?
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Post  marc-in-pa on 6/3/2012, 3:22 pm

Can you post a picture of the damage?
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Post  CapeCoddess on 6/3/2012, 5:04 pm

how about using those wire twist things that keep bags together...
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Post  kgooding on 6/3/2012, 5:10 pm

Maybe zip ties would work to reattach it? A picture would really help for ideas...
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