Birds are the biggest threat to the blueberry crop in the home garden. If not controlled, hungry birds may devour most of the crop. Scare devices are sometimes helpful. However, netting is the most effective way to protect the crop. Netting should be placed over the plants when the fruit begin to color. Hang the netting over some type of support structure with the edges of the netting buried or anchored to the ground to prevent bird entry from below.
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