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Who used netting for cabbage worms?

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Who used netting for cabbage worms?

Post  milaneyjane on 3/21/2011, 10:33 pm

Last year I didn't plant cabbage after spending the previous summer grossed out doing battle with all the disgusting cabbage worms. I would like to try them again this year by covering the box with the nylon netting. How well did it work for those that tried? I am trying to remember the posts from last year.
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Re: Who used netting for cabbage worms?

Post  walshevak on 3/21/2011, 10:47 pm

I'm trying it this year. Hope it helps. Someone recommended bridal veil illusion because it comes in 108 in width and is reasonably priced. I paid $2.09 yd. on sale at Jo-Anne's in Wilmington, NC last week and $1.88 yd. two weeks ago in Norfolk, VA.


Used 1" binder clamps from Office Max to hold in place


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Re: Who used netting for cabbage worms?

Post  extremesoccermom on 3/21/2011, 10:51 pm

I also used the bridal netting for my big 5X10 bed over a center pipe. Like a tent. Bricks were used to hold the sides down and binder clips for the ends.
I also used pop up hampers on the small 2x16 bed, turned upside down. For the few plants I had mixed in with the herbs. They worked great.

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Post  Furbalsmom on 3/22/2011, 2:44 am

I am looking forward to using the tulle type netting for one of my TT beds. I will cover broccoli, cauliflower, things that cabbage worms like. I will also have carrots, lettuces, spinach and radish in this particular bed. There is no pollination to worry about on any of these plants.
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