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Re: [nafex] netting woes

my conclusion from this discussion so far is that most inmportantly the 
netting not be bunched up on the ground, and perhaps the 1" coarse weave we 
have allows entrapment too easily. Thanks, Del

>From: "Mark Garrison" <pawpaw1@home.com>
>Ginda,  if the netting over your blueberries isn't fastened to the ground
>the berries will be appreciated by hordes of  flocking birds.  My 
>is that each year only a couple of birds get caught and expire in my 
>over 2+ acres, and they are ones that got inside somehow and are trying to
>get out.  If you only want to harvest some of your berries, a selection of
>bird-scare devices will hold off the worst incursions for a week or so.  We
>tried that one year but ended up losing way too many berries, so went back
>to netting.  Still have the devices if anyone is interested.
>Mark Garrison, RI zone 6

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