KALE! Eh YUM!
Following on from yesterday’s pesky pigeon post. Bearing in mind that kale is in season for just another month (well according to my River Cottage Veg Patch Book anyway), I figured that it would be best to modify the kale netting, rather than re-net it completely.
The left photo shows before and the right, after. The main difference is that I have added four vertical canes to raise the height of the horizontals, plus some additional horizontals. Plus some rubber end caps. Thankfully I was able to reuse poles/caps that I already had, and trimmed some poles down to size. Not sure how well it will work, since the netting will still sag a bit if a pigeon sits on it. Worse case, I will remove the taller kale plants next weekend.
And the side on view before and after:
Next year I am going to net…
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