Forum Thread: What Wire Mesh Size Will Allow Pollinators Through but Exclude Rats from Eating Fruit?
Rats have eaten most of our berries, beans and tomatoes this year. They preferred these over bait. I built a 1/2" mesh hardware cloth cage to save remaining tomatoes but did not observe any further fruit development; I wonder if bees avoid this mesh and if so would 1/2" mesh 'chicken wire' be more bee friendly.
What do you need to work and live in a set-up such as a hilly workstation or some manufacturing unit located outside the city? Apart from expertise and the right motivation, you also need to think about the safety measures you must take to ensure a healthy life. Let's talk about safety shoes for that matter: these strong comfortably-designed safety shoes protect my feet from any and every hazard I might face during my seven hours of job in a cement manufacturing unit. An essential among perso...
I like ones that have really good pictures and clear directions. You Grow Girl by Gayla Trails is aimed at the beginner urban gardener.
Edibles, because you get a great return on investment: food. Peaches - unfortunately they're only in season for 3 weeks at a time, but man, what a glorious 3 weeks it is!
I am a huge fiend of the truffle. Problem is, it is breaking my bank. I want truffles in everything I eat: truffle fries, truffles in pasta, truffles on pizza, truffles on fish, etc.
I've heard of people composting urine. That seems a little...extreme.
For me, loquats, and the grapevine is starting to come back.
I have not seen this yet, but the Huntington Gardens has a plant known as the Corpse Flower, which rarely blooms, but when it does it smells like decaying carrion.