BEFORE the Japanese Beetles arrive...
What are folks doing this year to protect roses and such? We have too much open meadow to afford milky spore (and my neighbors won't do anything on their property so the JBs would just be on the next property).
I've thought about trying some tightly woven mesh to just cover the roses. Has anyone ever tried that? I prefer not to use chemicals due to all the wildlife we intentionally attract, and we have a water feature with fish and frogs. So, I want something organic and safe for the critters.