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I have a wineberry bush that is finally fruiting. And as the fruits ripen, of course, the birds pick them off before I can get them. I've heard of people putting netting over bushes to protect from teh birds.<br><br>
What kind of netting? WHere did you get it? Did you go to a fabric store and sew something, or are there premade nets available somewhere?<br><br>
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you should be able to just go to a nursery or farm store and ask for bird netting.<br><br>
google bird netting to see what it looks like.
 

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we got some at our feed store its black plastic like stuff, we cut it in half and its working GREAT keeping those Robins from our strawberries, good luck! We tried the flash tape first and it didnt work.
 

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We got bird netting as well for our strawberry patch. I didn't lose a single berry this year.
 

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I picked up cheese cloth at our local harware store and put it over our blackberry bush. So far so good, then again my bush is small so I didn't need much.<br><br>
Off to check out the bird netting...
 

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I found some at Lowe's last evening. Now I'm having a hard time getting it on - the bush has some thorns and it's a pretty tall bush. I'll have to get my tall DH to try to throw it over the bush. There aren't a lot of berries left, already <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">: but I might as well save what I can.<br><br>
Thank you!<br><br>
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<div style="font-style:italic;">I picked up cheese cloth at our local harware store and put it over our blackberry bush. So far so good, then again my bush is small so I didn't need much.<br><br>
Off to check out the bird netting...</div>
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funny to me about the black berry since it is everywhere and such a weed here...cant wait to harvest them though <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"><br><br>
we used sticks to prop ours up but strawberrys are on the ground...
 
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