Containers forum: Any suggestions on how to make a bird proof flower container look pretty?

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Southern California (Zone 9b)
Jun 9, 2017 1:07 PM CST
There is going to have to be netting around it so the birds don't get to it, any suggestions on netting that doesn't look obtrusive? or other materials that would work?
Name: Marilyn
Greenwood Village, CO (Zone 5b)
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Jun 23, 2017 12:15 PM CST
Can you give us a picture of the pot? I suspect we could come up with an idea if we knew the size and scope of the planting.

Name: Yardenman
Maryland (Zone 7a)
Jun 29, 2017 6:31 AM CST
One odd way to hide netting is to make it large but uncolorful. Chicken wire is easy to shape and black or dark green bird netting is about as invisible as you can get. It's not perfect, but...
Name: Jai or Jack
WV (Zone 6b)
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Jun 30, 2017 1:06 AM CST
I use very thin black netting. It blends in from more than 8-10 feet away. Once you put it up, it's surprisingly less obtrusive than you'd think.
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