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Re: Vertical Netting

Post  Furbalsmom on 4/13/2011, 4:44 pm

marsinger4 wrote:I'm using a heavy duty plastic chicken wire for my verticals this year--"poultry fencing", as it is apparently now called. Holes are rectangular, 1"x2", and its green so it blends well. No knots, no sharp edges!

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Glad to have you join us. Is this your first SFG?

What are you growing this year? I like the support provided by the poultry fencing, but am concerned about the small size of the openings. I prefer larger openings, like the nylon trellis netting with 7 X 7 inch holes, so you can reach thru to harvest easily.

Please keep us updated on the progress of your garden. Share pictures too!

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Post  MasonGarden on 4/13/2011, 5:51 pm

Thanks, Dizzy. I was worried about the weight of the veggies and cukes on the netting, but it sounds like for most folks that is fine. I was just curious about the people who chose to use fencing instead.
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