Top - Kale flourishing beneath floating row-cover

Below - A gloved stake pushes through a sea of floating row-cover. The stakes were intended to keep the fabric off of plants. The gloves proved insufficient to prevent the stakes from punching through the cloth. 

See my previous post about protecting plants with floating row-cover

Garden Pests - Cover Your Plants!

Some garden pests prove to be true adversaries. Creative measures may be necessary to protect the garden from such nemeses. 

I wrote about managing aphids in my last pest control post. Soft and slow, aphids are a relative walk in the park compared to others. My most troublesome nemesis has been the Bagrada bug. For persistent pests like these you might want to consider trying to prevent them from ever getting near your plants.

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