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Would appreciate some advice on how to create wind breaks
I have created raised bed area for veg etc but need
some sort of protection would like it to be attractive
cheap and not involve too much construction. Any ideas
would be lovely.
Grow a hedge? Whips are cheap enough. We've got hornbeam adjacent to our veg plot and websites are saying up to mid-April is still good to plant them beacuse of the cold weather.
What you need to do is to filter the air rather than try to block it. If you put up something solid you'll cause eddies and currents that do as much or even more damage than the wind would have done without them.
Just ordered some wind netting so gonna give that a try and see if
it does the job fingercrossed
That sounds good
hi whats wind netting, as i have the same problem with my allotment which is on a hill
Other wind break nettings are available
When I made the fruit cage I had some left over greenhouse shading netting which I turned sideways and nailed around the sides of the frame. It works very well as a wind break. The hurdles the sheep farmers sue are another good wind break although they only seem to last around 5/6 years.