Galvanised Wire Netting
Galvanising is the process of coating steel or iron with a protective zinc coating to prevent rusting. Hot-dip galvanization is the most common method in which items are submerged in a bath of molten zinc. All the items in this range are galvanised by this method, and carry a five year guarantee. Galvanised wire netting comes with several variables, in different widths and with different sized mesh. There are many uses for this durable netting within the garden or smallholding, and the material is very easy to use as it can be easily snipped to size. Care should be taken with the cut edges which can be very sharp, but they easily fold under to make handling safer. The smallest mesh, 13mm, is ideal for use as fruit cage netting, keeping the birds off your very tasty harvest. A cage can easily be made in panels which are erected when the fruit is beginning to set, and dismantled after harvesting. Panels can easily be joined using cable ties. In this way, access is not restricted when weeding around the bushes is required. Wire cloches supported by semi-circular frames will allow bees and other insects in to pollinate your vegetables, while keeping birds and rabbits at bay. The larger meshes, 25mm and 50mm, can be used as fencing, in pet or poultry runs, or as plant supports. A length stretched between two posts will support your peas, giving plenty of places for the tendrils to grip. As a fence, 25mm mesh galvanised wire netting can be used to keep rabbits out of your garden. The lower 10cm (minimum) should be submerged in the ground to stop burrowing underneath. The larger mesh will deter larger visitors such as dogs. Stretched over a fish pond galvanised wire netting will protect your fish from hungry herons, and will help control leaves in autumn, preventing them from falling into the water.