Preparing For Winter: Now’s The Time To Net Up Those Plants

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Preparing For Winter: Now’s The Time To Net Up Those Plants

It’s getting cold.

No doubt you’ll have already noticed a change in the weather. It’s that time of year you turn the heating on again and dig out your ‘big coat’ for the winter.

And as we head into November and December the weather is only going to get more challenging.

Of course, this colder weather is especially challenging for crops and plants outside.

It’s at this time of year we start to experience waterlogging and frosts and the harsher conditions soon take their toll on the soil.

Plus, if you’re starting to plant for next season, your hard work can come under threat from pests looking for any kind of food they’re able to find.

There’s no wonder we find we get a lot more demand for netting to help protect agricultural firms and folks looking for help with their gardens at this time of year.

 

Build Your Own Defense Against The Elements

If you’re in the agricultural sector, you’ll likely be able to work with our netting in bulk and use it to cover big areas for protection against the elements.

But even if you’re working in a much smaller space, like your back garden at home, or on an allotment – there’s a lot of use you can get out of the netting we supply.

For example, you could use one of our more tightly woven nets to build your own cold frame.

Though not quite as insulated as a greenhouse, by covering your more sensitive plants with a net-covered cold frame you can protect them against any serious frost or snow over the winter period.

Indeed, if you’ve got any questions about the different types of agricultural netting we provide here at Renco Nets, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

You can email us at netting@renco.co.uk or call us direct on 01469 575804

 

Be Mindful Of Storing Your Nets Properly

Another netting issue it’s important to think about at this time of year is storage.

We find a lot of people will stow away their sports nets for the winter.

This is a good idea, but to make sure they’re in good condition when you need them again next season, it’s important you make sure they’re stored away properly.

Click here to find out how to keep your netting in good condition in a piece we wrote on this very subject.

But the bottom line is that you should be sure any netting you’re looking to store away for the winter is thoroughly dry.

Most of the wear a net will experience in storage will be down to it being exposed to moisture, so try to make sure it’s completely dry before storing it and look to store it in a cool, dry place.

Of course, if you’ve come to the end of the season and find your nets haven’t quite made it through in good enough condition to last until next year – don’t worry.

Whatever your netting need might be – sports netting, agricultural netting or something completely different like netting for children’s soft play – we can help you out.

So, if you want to restock and refresh your nets…

Just get in touch.

As always, you can email us at netting@renco.co.uk or call us direct on 01469 575804 and we’ll be happy to help.

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