I make all kinds of cabbage cages.
Here are a few more details.
Usually they measure about 240 x 100 x 100 cm, but often differ due to the dimensions of the chicken wire at hand. 107 more words
I just took deliver of 1280 pounds of organic topsoil, 32 cubic feet of organic compost, sufficient half inch mesh hardware cloth (which we called “chicken wire” when I was growing up), and a few more long 2×6′s to complete the raised beds we’ll grow our fruits & veggies in the next couple of years. 213 more words
Last year, I laid down chicken wire/stucco netting and mulch to keep gophers from wrecking my raised row garden. Although the chicken wire and mulch remain a good deterrent for gophers in terms of the specific square or rectangular areas involved, the rest of my back yard was not covered by chicken wire so, like a bunch of hooligans, gophers dug up holes in other parts of the garden, got to the raised row garden areas, and tore up a bit of some of the rows of soil (which have seedlings in them). 342 more words