Cages

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Everyone loves soft fruit, including the birds – and who can blame them?! Birds are an important part of the organic garden but keeping them off the fruit means we can enjoy the ‘fruits of our labour’ and save money by avoiding topping up at the supermarket. A cage also eliminates the need to use chemicals to protect out fruit bushes. Cages can be made to measure, however, walk in cages tend to be the most popular, as this allows the gardener to grow on a decent scale. Smaller cages for more restricted spaces are also available and perform very well. A good tip is to. . . Show More >

Everyone loves soft fruit, including the birds – and who can blame them?! Birds are an important part of the organic garden but keeping them off the fruit means we can enjoy the ‘fruits of our labour’ and save money by avoiding topping up at the supermarket. A cage also eliminates the need to use chemicals to protect out fruit bushes. Cages can be made to measure, however, walk in cages tend to be the most popular, as this allows the gardener to grow on a decent scale. Smaller cages for more restricted spaces are also available and perform very well. A good tip is to try underplanting your fruit in the cage, making optimising the space and reducing the need for watering and weeding – this works really well with strawberries and herbs.

However, don’t forget our friends the birds! We recommend erecting feeding stations on your plot, as this keeps them happy and helps to divert attention away from other crops. One important rule for fruit which is not self-setting, is to open the cage entrance whilst in flower, as this allows access to pollinators sets. You can close it once the fruit begins to set.


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Everyone loves soft fruit, including the birds – and who can blame them?! Birds are an important part of the organic garden but keeping them off the fruit means we can enjoy the ‘fruits of our labour’ and save money by avoiding topping up at the supermarket. A cage also eliminates the need to use chemicals to protect out . . . Show More >

Everyone loves soft fruit, including the birds – and who can blame them?! Birds are an important part of the organic garden but keeping them off the fruit means we can enjoy the ‘fruits of our labour’ and save money by avoiding topping up at the supermarket. A cage also eliminates the need to use chemicals to protect out fruit bushes. Cages can be made to measure, however, walk in cages tend to be the most popular, as this allows the gardener to grow on a decent scale. Smaller cages for more restricted spaces are also available and perform very well. A good tip is to try underplanting your fruit in the cage, making optimising the space and reducing the need for watering and weeding – this works really well with strawberries and herbs.

However, don’t forget our friends the birds! We recommend erecting feeding stations on your plot, as this keeps them happy and helps to divert attention away from other crops. One important rule for fruit which is not self-setting, is to open the cage entrance whilst in flower, as this allows access to pollinators sets. You can close it once the fruit begins to set.


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