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Wednesday, July 12, 2023 Matt D. Connecticut

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Cold to Warm Season Structure Change: Large Plastic Down and Insect Netting Up

The larger sheet of plastic has now been removed from the structure and rolled up on the far side. What now can clearly be seen is the insect netting that is clipped up which will allow for side ventilation, but prevent insects from getting into the plant.

Specifically, this is the insect netting is Protek net 70g and is up on each side about 8ft. to 10ft. tall. The details about the insect netting from the manufacturer are provided below…

Proteknet Exclusion Insect Netting (70gr) | Optimal Airflow
Mesh: 0,85mm x 1,40mm (0,033" x 0,055")
Weight: 0.230 oz / ft² (70 g / m² )
U.V. Resistance
Porosity: 75 % approx.
Light Transmission: 90 % approx.
Material: High Density Polyethylene
Color: Clear
Lifespan: 5 years
Insects control : Armyworm, Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Cabbage Root Fly, Chrysomelid, Corn Borer, Onion Maggot, Sawfly, Seedcorn, Squash Bug, Tarnished Plant Bug. Alao protects against Spotted Wing Drosophilia.

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