Re: [gardeners] bird netting on raspberries question

Dan Dixon (
Fri, 25 May 2001 14:41:32 -0500

Thanks, George. We've used pie pans like that on the beans and peas and it
worked pretty well. Didn't think of using CDs. Might have to try stringing
some down around the netting tent openings.

Dan Dixon

> From: George Shirley <>
> Organization: Sacred Order of St. Pectina of Jella (Saints Preserve Us)
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> Date: Fri, 25 May 2001 13:56:09 -0500
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> Subject: Re: [gardeners] bird netting on raspberries question
> Personal experience is that they will go under any open edges to get what they
> want. I've had better luck with my "flasher". Drove a pole at either end of
> the
> patch, strung 80 lb. monofil between poles, hung cd's on fishing swivels
> hooked
> to 2 lb test monofil along the line. Take two cd's, AOL is great about sending
> them out, hot glue them with the shiny side out, take a hole punch and punch
> through near the edge, hook the fishing swivel through the hole and go from
> there. Any wind at all and they spin and flash. As an extra bonus they hum.
> Keeps the mockers out and the squirrels too, they're not sure what it is.