Row Covers: The No-Spray Way to Protect Plants

Lightweight fabric row covers are an easy way to protect your crops from insects and critters, and extend the season.

blackberry row covers
Robins and many other birds love black raspberries, but bird netting is hard to use with brambles because it gets stuck in the thorns. Tulle sticks some, too, but not nearly as badly as bird netting.
Photo by Barbara Pleasant