A shading net house (also called a greenhouse) is a multipurpose structure that protects plants from harsh weather conditions and helps maintain ideal temperatures.
A shading net also attracts pollinators and provides natural insulation against heat or cold. A shade net differs from traditional greenhouses as it only covers part of a house.
The majority of greenhouses cover both sides, leaving some room for ventilating air, however, an effective shade net builds using either method.
Advantages of using Shading Net
Commercial shade netting provides an effective way to control insect pests, including aphids, beetles and caterpillars.
They also deter birds from attacking fruit crops like avocados, peaches and oranges.
For commercial orchards or other large-scale farming operations, these benefits may be enough to justify investing in shade netting.
For backyard gardeners, however, there are some disadvantages of using shade netting.
Installing a new system can cost hundreds of dollars depending on how many nets you need for your particular crop and how long they need to be.
one being that it can give significant monetary savings by helping farmers cut back on energy costs.
Shading nets reduces evaporation, preventing crops from drying out too quickly during high temperatures.
Allowing Plants to take up more water from rain or irrigation systems.
his also prevents scorching of fruits, vegetables, or flowers which results in decreased yield losses due to sun damage. Studies have shown that these nets are particularly effective for tomatoes, cucumbers, and strawberries.
However, they also work well for a number of other crops as well! This leads to increased crop yields which leads to additional profits.