Challenges of Growing Climbing Vegetablesimagen 1For vegetable farmers and for everyone who has knowledge about growing vegetables, you will easily agree that it is a known fact that lots of vegetables like to climb up nettings or poles while growing. Examples of such vegetables are tomatoes, peas, beans, melons and squashes. If you let them grow without any control, they will certainly cover all the area of the garden leaving no place to wall through. At the same time, the level of product harvested will not be satisfying. However, of all the possible solutions available to this, the best is to build a vertical gardening with various plastic trellis nettings around to support the vegetables.Plastic Trellis Netting As the Solution Truly as explained above, all climbing plants and vegetables and even long-stemmed flowers require support to encourage healthy growth. This is why plastic trellis netting can be used as an effective tool in making sure that growing of this plants do not become more challenging than it should have been, to prevent the disadvantages that comes with not controlling our vegetables and also for getting the part of our crops during harvest. Plastic trellis netting is a solid versatile plastic mesh, designed to provide both vertical and horizontal support to climbing plants or vegetables and horizontal support to long-stemmed flowers.This plastic net can be used in different methods to achieve the same aim and purpose. Unlike other possible solution, one good thing about this net is that the manner and method of using it is not a big issue, it can be used horizontally or vertically. When used vertically, it can support crops like beans and peas till the crops are at their heaviest and ready for harvesting. Still on the vertical use, it can be used as a frame or against a wall for runner beans, sweet peas, garden peas, cucumbers and clematis. Also if you chose to lay it horizontally, Plant support Net in layers becomes a fairly effective guide to space-keeping in planting. Successive layers can be fixed at brackets with the continuing growth of plants. It is used horizontally by stretching it between uprights – for example, in the herbaceous border for delphiniums, chrysanthemums, alstroemerias, or in the vegetable plot for broad beans. Using it horizontally it’s an ideal design for holding the weight of heavy crops. You can choose any type among nylon netting trellis, cattle panel trellis, plastic netting and string trellis according to your design. This method has been widely adopted by flower growers especially for long-stemmed ones like chrysanthemum, freesia and carnation.imagen 2The Benefits Among other benefits, Plastic Trellis netting is a clean, economical, harmless to delicate stems or leaves, and quite easy to fix. At the end of planting season, it can be quickly dismantled and rolled up for subsequent use. Permit me to say that more often than not, the benefits of this plastic net are better experienced than told. Try it today!
HORTOMALLAS manufactures and markets crop support nettings (trellising and tutoring as alternatives to the raffia twine labor intensive traditional system) that increase crop quality. Our Mission is to: INCREASE VEGETABLE CROP YIELD AND PROFITABILITY TO ALL THOSE VEGETABLES THAT NEED TUTORING AND SUPPORT USING NETTING INSTEAD OF RAFFIA. Since 1994 we help professional growers and farmers improve their cucumber, tomatoes, melon, zucchini, bean, chile, peppers crops where trellises and supports are needed. HORTOMALLAS is the ideal system for cucurbitacea and solonacea to improve their phytosanitary conditions, while increasing the solar exposure and the brix degrees. Besides the obvious labor costs savings, the use of HORTOMALLAS increases the life span of the plant, allowing longer periods of harvests and of a greater quality. Call us, our crop specialists will help you with specialized attention in the Americas and the Iberian Peninsula!