Pest Cube?

MiniGerdener876April 1, 2013

Hi,

In Mel's book there are instructions on creating the wire cage. I was wondering, could I create that with fiberglass insect screen? Or would it mess up pollination? I could take it off during the day for a bit to ensure some insects come to the garden. Has anyone tried it?

I'm thinking of something like this:

http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/7193/raised-bed-pest-cover

Thanks!

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rhartwel

I think you should be fine. Depending on what you're planning to plant under it you might not need to remove it. A good number of garden veggies are self pollinating (beans, peas, tomatoes, pappers) and cages like you've mentioned are used to control and prevent cross pollination.

    Bookmark   April 5, 2013 at 8:17PM
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