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Have you ever had pigeons in your garden eating your home grown vegetables? And have you ever tried to scare them away? Then you have probably noticed that they aren't scared of anything.
CUBE is the solution to that problem. It is a modular netting system adaptable to every plant and usable for several years. The modularity enables the nets to grow with your plant and it makes it possible to construct any shape you want.

Step 1: Materials and tools

Picture of Materials and tools


- 10m (33 ft) pvc tube, diameter 20mm (0,80 inch)
- at least 2,5 m² (27 ft²) net
- 20, 90 degree fittings
10 double pvc clips
- 1 pair of sliding clips

- scissors
- tape
- saw (small serrations)
- miter box (optional)
- tape measure
- pen

RoBear6131 year ago

If you fill a tube with sand, it helps prevent kinking when bending. So, you could use a heat gun (well ventilated!!!!) to soften the pvc and bend the pipe. Or if you are using galvanized metal pipe (no heat gun required).

Clausie1 year ago

Thanks for useful tips!

pfred21 year ago

I made mine out of steel tubing and used chicken wire on them too. I used mine as mulch cubes.