Which pests are excluded by Enviromesh?

Carrot Fly, Cabbage Root Fly, cabbage whitefly, caterpillars, aphids, leaf minors. Rabbits, deer, cats and foxes.

How do you know Enviromesh lasts for 10 years?

Enviromesh is not a new product, it has been on the market for 15 years.

Is Enviromesh available in green?

No. Green Enviromesh would reduce light penetration resulting in a loss of yield and/or quality on certain crops especially when covering crops in Spring and Autumn. Enviromesh light passage = 90% .

Why not make the mesh size smaller to stop all insects?

A smaller mesh size can be useful against certain pests, especially trellis net flea beetle. A finer mesh is available Enviromesh Ultrafine but we need to emphasise that it is only recommended for relatively short term covering. A smaller mesh size reduces light and air passage .

What is Enviromesh made from?

Enviromesh is made from u.v. stabilised polyethylene.

When do I cover crops with Enviromesh

Crops should be covered immediately after sowing or planting. If transplants are used these must be free of pests before covering.

I still have problems with Carrot Fly, why?

Certain soil pests including Carrot Fly can survive in the soil between crops. Covered carrots should therefore only be grown in rotation with non-umbelliferous crops.

What happens when I remove Enviromesh to weed?

This is best carried out during cool windy conditions

Do I need to remove for watering and feeding?

Watering and feeding can be applied with Enviromesh in place.

What is the mesh size of Enviromesh?

The mesh size is 1.35mm

What is the light and air passage of Enviromesh?

Light passage = 90% and air passage = 75%.

How heavy is Enviromesh?

The weight is approx. 55gms/sq.m.

Is Enviromesh easy to cut?

Yes Enviromesh can be cut with scissors and does not fray like other insect netting.