A curious solution

mosquito netDon’t laugh.  Last year I grew a second crop of brassicas and kept them in pots;  thinking I would have autumn vegetables within easy reach.

But I didn’t factor the cabbage moth butterfly coming into the potting shed and laying eggs on most of the leaves.

It was a fiasco.

So this year I’m keeping up with the idea but with protection. cabbage crop

Up until this morning I had them under a complicated set of netting, but it was fiddly.  And then late last night as I was about to drop off I thought of a solution.

A mosquito net. It’s a shame its turquoise, but it’s the only spare one that’s large enough to cover the dozens and dozens of plants underneath.