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Shading Your Garden With Netting

shade netting 1For those is less temperate climates in the summer time, it is important to find ways to lessen the stress on your plants and garden. Particularly in desert climates where coverage from trees and foliage are scarce, it is important to get creative in your efforts to shade and cool your plants from the heat of the sun. Even areas that aren’t considered desert climates can often benefit from adding a degree of shading into their home gardens.

One of the best ways to protect your plants from the direct heat of the sun in the summer is by installing garden shade netting in strategic places around your yard. Heat-sensitive plants can be targeted, allowing you to position the netting so that the hottest part of the day is covered in shade.

Installation of these different netting systems is generally quite simple. A simple support structure, fencing, ropes, or other attachments make placement above you plants a manageable task. Some nets can even be directly placed on top of the plant to add both shade and protection from pests.

Not only can installing garden shade netting allow you to shade your garden in the heat of the summer sun, it can also help to facilitate the growth of your young fall gardens as well. One of the problems that many gardeners face when planting their fall gardens is that the ideal planting days often fall under direct heat of summer. This makes conditions for the young plant often to harsh to succeed. Adding garden netting can help lower the temperature, prevent sun damage, and assist the young plant in its early stages.

Gardeners that have implemented garden nets into their own home gardens have found that it has done wonders to enhance their own enjoyment from their efforts, and increased their overall gardening experience. Garden netting is an excellent way to extend the life of your plants, and even introduce plants into the garden that otherwise would struggle under the heat.