Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td][table style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"][tr][td align="left"][/td][td align="left" background="http://i32.servimg.com/u/f32/14/92/49/47/ndtzf410.gif" bgcolor="black"][/td][td align="left"][/td][/tr][tr][td align="left" bgcolor="#000000"][/td][td width="390" height= "" align="left" bgcolor="#000000"]
Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

[/td][td align="left" bgcolor="#000000"][/td][/tr][tr][td align="left"][/td][td align="left" background="http://i32.servimg.com/u/f32/14/92/49/47/k39hxs10.gif" bgcolor="#000000"][/td][td align="left"][/td][/tr][/table]
[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Old roots
by Scorpio Rising Today at 9:10 pm

» Amaranth
by Roseinarosecity Today at 9:09 pm

» Sub Irrigation Planter
by CitizenKate Today at 8:24 pm

» New England April 2017
by CAgirlinMA Today at 7:06 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by bigdogrock Today at 6:53 pm

» Hello from SE Michigan
by Cindy G Today at 6:17 pm

» Volunteer Lettuce?
by donnainzone5 Today at 5:29 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by sanderson Today at 3:50 pm

» Carrot Week 2017!
by newbeone Today at 3:34 pm

» Worm Tube?
by sanderson Today at 3:32 pm

» Jaffa's garden - year one
by RC3291 Today at 3:16 pm

» Geezer's 17
by TNGeezer Today at 1:58 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Today at 8:54 am

» Ants.
by TNGeezer Today at 8:52 am

» to solarize, or not...I'm torn
by dstack Today at 6:01 am

» Pallet Wacking
by sanderson Today at 3:13 am

» EWWWWW.........bugs and stuff...good or not so good?
by sanderson Today at 2:54 am

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in April 2017?
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:31 pm

» April 2015: What to plant in No. California/Central Valley area
by audrey.jeanne.roberts Yesterday at 8:22 pm

» garden ready need better weather
by TNGeezer Yesterday at 7:09 pm

» N & C Midwest: April 2017!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 5:58 pm

» Mel's Mix shows it is worth its weight in gold
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:10 pm

» An excellent read for those with Diabetes
by RoOsTeR Yesterday at 2:33 pm

» Please comment on the plant layout for 2017
by TNGeezer Yesterday at 9:06 am

» 2017: First full year of SFGing in ND
by TNGeezer Yesterday at 8:57 am

» cucumber beetles
by BeetlesPerSqFt 4/23/2017, 7:48 pm

» Bryan Greenbeard of Minnesota's 2017 Plans
by Greenbeard 4/23/2017, 5:09 pm

» First of the Season
by newbeone 4/23/2017, 4:49 pm

» 2017 SFG Adventures in Hampstead, NC
by Turan 4/23/2017, 1:22 pm

» Has anyone tried 13 per square?
by Turan 4/23/2017, 12:04 am

Google

Search SFG Forum

earliest time to cover plants w/ tulle??

View previous topic View next topic Go down

earliest time to cover plants w/ tulle??

Post  waingirl on 6/6/2012, 1:19 pm

Hi all,

All of my seeds that I have planted on May 30th have just now come up. Lettuce, cabbage, radishes, escarole etc. I found at Bed Bath and Beyond "Food Tents". They come in a set of 2 for $6.99, and spring open like an umbrella! When should I start to cover my plants for fear of cabbage moths, birds etc?? I don't want to loose anything if I can help it!!

Thanks, Lorie
avatar
waingirl

Female Posts : 4
Join date : 2012-05-07
Age : 44
Location : Minoa, New York

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: earliest time to cover plants w/ tulle??

Post  Squat_Johnson on 6/6/2012, 1:27 pm

If you see these cute little things buzzing around, don't be fooled. They are not your friend.
https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&tok=sI1vNpgIDEjiBZEOLNdZNQ&pq=grabbling&cp=10&gs_id=42r&xhr=t&q=cabbage+butterfly&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_cp.r_qf.,cf.osb&biw=1390&bih=836&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=1pLPT9SAOOS62wW00tWzDA
avatar
Squat_Johnson

Male Posts : 440
Join date : 2010-05-25
Location : Beaver Dam, Kentucky, zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: earliest time to cover plants w/ tulle??

Post  rowena___. on 6/6/2012, 1:40 pm

i cover my gardens the very minute they are planted and i keep the tulle on as long as possible. if things need pollinating, i do it by hand.

edited to add: if you have dollar tree stores near you, check for the food tents there. they have both the folding and the rigid ones at my local stores.
avatar
rowena___.

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 438
Join date : 2011-01-06
Location : nashville, TN

View user profile http://www.romesticity.com, www.rostitchery.com, www.the-ella-ec

Back to top Go down

Re: earliest time to cover plants w/ tulle??

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum