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Plant Growing & Protection

Training, tying, staking. Better vegies and flowers. Protecting plant growth.

protecting your plants

from weather and pests

Owls & Hawks

Owls and Hawks are natural predators for birds and rodents. Instinctively, many pest animals will be deterred by their presence. Featuring lifelike characteristics including movement, glowing eyes and sound to protect your garden, fruit trees and flowers, there is a wide range to choose from.

Bobble Head Owl

  • Reflective eyes & rotating, bobbling head
  • Quick & easy to install
  • Durable & weatherproof
  • No batteries required


Cleverly activated by the slightest wind gusts

Whites Bobble Head Owl deters birds and rodents safely from gardens and outdoor areas.
Cleverly activated by the slightest wind gusts, the owl's head will bobble, giving 'life' to its reflective eyes.

Durable & weatherproof, the owl is quick and easy to install.
No batteries are required.

Many pests or animals are scared of this natural predator by instinct.
They can be positioned in trees or on a roof for best effect. With a solid and durable construction, the owl is weather resistant but also lightweight and easy to move.

Protect your garden, fruit trees and flowers from birds and many other garden pests.
This inexpensive and effective deterrent looks natural and decorative as well.

Handy Hints:

  • Before use, remove packaging from the owl.
  • Fill the owl with sand through the hole in the base to weigh it down.
  • Test that the head swivels, and place owl outdoors where there is a breeze.
  • Position the owl in a clear elevated position overlooking the area to protect.
  • Ensure the owl is on a flat level surface for best head movement.
  • It is recommended to move the owl every 4-6 weeks to avoid pest complacency.

Motion Sensor Owl

  • Hooting sound & bright flashing eyes
  • Quick and easy to install
  • Durable & weatherproof
  • Battery powered


Long-range motion sensor activates deterrent hooting sound and bright flashing eyes

Whites Motion Sensor Owl deters birds and rodents safely from gardens and outdoor areas.
The owl's motion sensor detects movement setting off its bright flashing eyes and emitting a hooting sound.
Battery operated.

Many pests or animals are scared of this natural predator by instinct. They can be positioned in trees or on a roof for best effect.
With a solid and durable construction, the owl is weather resistant but also lightweight and easy to move.

Protect your garden, fruit trees and flowers from birds and many other garden pests.
This inexpensive and effective deterrent looks natural and decorative as well.

Handy Hints:

Before Use

  • Remove packaging from the owl.
  • Ensure the motion sensor is not obstructed by plastic or dirt.
  • On the base of the owl, push the switch from ???OFF??? to ???ON???.Positioning
  • Position the owl in a clear elevated position overlooking the area to protect.
  • To avoid wind blowing the owl over, fix it to the surface.
  • It is recommended to move the owl every 4-6 weeks to avoid pest complacency.Maintenance
  • To test the owl, place your hand over the light sensor to simulate dusk.
  • Ensure the light sensor and motion sensor is clean and unobstructed.
  • Replace or recharge the battery (not included) when the owl stops working.
    (Batteries: 2x AA, 1.2, 600mAh, or similar, must be used).

Laser Solar Owl

  • Solar - powered
  • Hooting sound & illuminating eyes
  • Motorised rotating head
  • All day birds/rodents deterrent
  • Durable & weatherproof
  • Available at selected Bunnings stores only - Please check with your local store.


laser eyes, hooting sound and rotating head

Whites Solar Power Owl deters birds and rodents, such as gulls, crows, mice, rats and possums safely from gardens and outdoor areas.
Quick and easy to install, it provides an all day protection for your fruit trees and flowers.

The motorised rotating head moves from side to side imitating a life like bird appearance.
It also features illuminating eyes and hooting sound that deters birds day or night and being solar powered, it recharges itself so it always stay active.

Many pests or animals are scared of this natural predator by instinct. It can be positioned in trees or on a roof for best effect.
With a solid and durable construction, it is weather-resistant but also lightweight and easy to move.

Included in the packaging is 2 x 1.2v Ni-Mh 800Mah rechargeable batteries.

Handy Hints:

  • Take care when handling, do not lift or pull head as it may cause damage to internal circuitry.

Before Use

  • Remove packaging and the protection film from the solar panel.
  • Place owl in direct sunlight for at least 8 hours to charge.
  • On the base of the owl, push the switch from 'OFF' to 'ON'.
  • Batteries will be discharged when first used, allow around 3 hours to charge.

Positioning

  • Position the owl where it will receive direct sunlight during the day.
  • When positioning the owl, ensure the light sensor is not covered.
  • It is recommended to move the owl every 4-6 weeks to avoid pest complacency.

Maintenance

  • Test the owl by passing your hand across the sensor.
  • Ensure the solar panel and motion sensor are clean and unobstructed.
  • When eyes flash continually, it denotes that charging is required, if necessary place owl in direct sunlight for a faster charge.

Solar Power Owl

  • Hooting sound & glowing eyes
  • Quick and easy to install
  • Durable & weatherproof
  • Solar - powered


Motion activated hooting sound and dusk activated glowing eyes

Whites Solar Power Owl deters birds and rodents safely from gardens and outdoor areas.
The owl's motion sensor detects movement and emits a hooting sound, the light sensor activates glowing eyes during the night.

Many pests or animals are scared of this natural predator by instinct. They can be positioned in trees or on a roof for best effect.
With a solid and durable construction, the owl is weather resistant but also lightweight and easy to move.

Protect your garden, fruit trees and flowers from birds and many other garden pests.
This inexpensive and effective deterrent looks natural and decorative as well.

Handy Hints:

Before Use

  • Remove packaging and the protection film from the solar panel.
  • Place owl in direct sunlight for at least 8 hours to charge.
  • On the base of the owl, push the switch from 'OFF' to 'ON'.Note: this is a three-position switch:
    The ???ON??? position will switch on flashing eyes and hooting sound, the 'OFF' position turns the owl completely off, there is also a middle position that switch on the flashing eyes (no hooting sound).Positioning
  • Position the owl where it will receive direct sunlight during the day.
  • When positioning the owl, ensure the light sensor is not covered.
  • It is recommended to move the owl every 4-6 weeks to avoid pest complacency.Maintenance
  • To test the owl, place your hand over the solar panel to simulate dusk.
  • Ensure the solar panel is clean.
  • Replace the battery if the owl stops working after 6 months of use.
    (Batteries: 2x AA, 1.2, 600mAh, or similar, must be used).

Hanging Birds

  • Durable & weatherproof
  • Quick and easy to install
  • Hang from trees or poles


Deters birds and rodents

Whites Hanging Hawk will quickly deter pests such as crows, gulls, pigeons, mynahs, parrots, rats and mice.
Birds and rodents have an instinctual fear of hawks and falcons. Simply hang from trees or poles.

Made from durable polyethylene.

Whites Prowling Owl is an excellent deterrent for unwanted birds and rodents.
Pests are instinctively scared away by the sound and motion of the flapping wings which move in the wind. Prowling Owl is effective during the day and also against nocturnal pests.

Simply mount on a pole or hang from a tree, no tools required for the assembly.
Ideal for backyards and gardens, it has a huge 1-metre wing span, highly visible intimidating eyes and flexible wings that move and flap in the wind.

Made from durable weatherproof material.

Handy Hints:

    • For further information or instructions, please click on one of the images above.

Animal Repellers

Safe, humane and easy to set up. Designed to keep unwanted pests away from your yard, garden, pond and other open areas using technology. Choose from the ultrasonic repeller, or the solar sentinel which activates a burst of water.

Ultrasonic Animal Repeller

  • Safe and humane
  • Install in minutes
  • Works day and night
  • Infrared detection system
  • Ultrasonic sound waves deter pests


Motion Activated animal deterrent

Whites Ultrasonic Animal Repeller is designed to protect your garden, backyard or pond from uninvited animal visitors like dogs, cats and rodents.
Safe and humane, it combines a sophisticated Passive Infrared (PIR) Detection System that detects movement and triggers short bursts of powerful ultrasonic sound waves.
Simply stake into the ground or mount on walls and it's ready to go to work (up to 45 square meter coverage or up to 8m distance).
Battery operated: requires 3 x AA batteries (not included in the pack).
See Instructions in the photo gallery above.

Solar Garden Sentinel

  • Adjustable spray angle up to 300??
  • Up to 10m distance
  • Time & sensitivity setting
  • Install in minutes
  • Simple garden hose attachment


Motion Activated animal deterrent

Whites Garden Sentinel Solar is designed to protect your garden and crops safely and humanely. Keep unwanted animals from your backyards, ponds and other open areas.

The smart infrared sensor activates a three-second burst of water with an adjustable angle, range and sensitivity. It can also be used for watering.

Complete with garden hose attachment and optional eye and beak labels, simply attach to your garden hose and the Garden Sentinel Solar is ready to go to work.

For more information:

  • See our Solar Garden Sentinel video
  • See our product instructions in the photo gallery above

Note: Not available in WA

Deterrent Spikes

Easy to install, these spikes are a strong and uncomfortable deterrent, yet remain safe and humane, to birds, rodents and some larger animals.
18414 pest fence spikes

Anti-Bird Spikes

  • Effective bird deterrent
  • Safe to birds and people
  • Quick and easy to install
  • UV resistant clear plastic


Deter birds from landing and roosting

Whites Bird Deterrent Spikes are designed to provide an excellent and cost-effective way to deter birds.
The pointed spikes are a barrier to the birds, deterring them from landing on surfaces or roosting on your home or property.

Placed along edges and flat surfaces where birds like to perch, such as building ledges, balconies and backyard fences, these humane spike strips deter birds from causing mess and noise.

Handy tips:

  • For further information or instructions, please click on one of the images above.

Pest Fence Spikes

  • Deter pests
  •  Safe to animals and people
  • Quick and easy to install
  • UV resistant plastic


HARMLESSLY DETER CATS, RODENTS AND POSSUMS

Whites Pest Spikes are designed to provide a humane and cost-effective deterrent to cats, rodents and possums.
The pointed spikes attached to building ledges, balconies and backyard fences prevent pests from travelling across them.

Large Animal Spikes

  • Effective large animal & bird deterrent
  • Safe to animals & people
  • Quick and easy to install
  • UV resistant plastic


SAFELY DETER LARGE ANIMALS AND BIRDS

Whites Large Animal Deterrent Spike is a safe, effective and easy to install product,
which deters large animals and birds from landing or roosting on your home or property with its UV resistant clear plastic spikes that act as a barrier.

Placed along building edges and surfaces, such as window sills, roofs and aerials,
balconies or backyard fences where animals or birds like to perch, these humane spikes prevent large animals and birds from causing mess and noise.

The pre-drilled base can be top or side fixed to the surface using screws, nails or glue. It also has optional removable side tabs to allow fixing to narrow edges e.g. fences.

Safety Tips:

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Wear eye protection when installing.
  • Wear harness when working at height.
  • Spikes can be dangerous if fallen on.

Pest Spikes Stainless Steel

  • Effective pests deterrent
  • Does not harm birds
  • Quick and easy to install
  • Stainless steel spikes


HUMANE PREVENTION OF PESTS

Whites Pest Deterrent Spikes are an excellent and cost-effective way to deter birds from landing or roosting on your home or property with its stainless steel pointed spikes that act as a barrier. Placed along edges and surfaces where birds like to perch, these humane spike strips prevent pests from causing mess and noise.

It's ideal for crows, gulls, pigeons and other large birds but can also deter cats and possums from climbing fences.
It's perfect for window sills, roofs and aerials and is flexible to fit curved or flat surfaces.

You can easily cut the spike strips to custom length and attach the polycarbonate base strips with screws, nails or glue.

One pack of 4 will cover 1 metre.

 

Safety Tips:

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Wear eye protection when installing.
  • Wear harness when working at height.
  • Spikes can be dangerous if fallen on.

Cross Spikes

  • Stainless steel spikes
  • Durable & long lasting
  • Does not harm birds
  • Effective deterrent
  • Quick and easy to install


Whites Stainless Steel Cross Spikes are an excellent and cost-effective way to deter birds from landing or roosting on your home or property with its stainless steel cross spikes that act as a barrier. Placed atop flag poles, posts, surveillance cameras, outdoor umbrellas and lamp posts where birds like to perch, these humane cross spikes prevent pests from causing mess and noise.

UV resistant polycarbonate; it is easily attached with screws, nails or glue.

One pack of 4 will cover 90mm surface area.

 

To install:

  1. Measure the length and width of the surface to determine the number of base plates required.
  2. Construct the base plates by inserting the spikes through the holes in the base.
  3. Attach to the surface using appropriate method (screw-fix, glue or mounting tape)

Tip: Break off tab (if required) for use on smaller surface area.

 

Safety Tips:

  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Wear eye protection when installing.
  • Wear harness when working at height.
  • Spikes can be dangerous if fallen on.

Dig Stop

  • Safe to birds and people
  • Quick and easy to install
  • UV protected


Cleverly activated by the slightest wind gusts

Whites Dig Stop helps prevent dogs and other wildlife from digging holes in your lawn or garden beds. It can also be wrapped around trees and poles to deter cats or possums from climbing.

Installation instructions:

1. Measure the area to be protected and cut the roll to the desired length.
2. Clear any debris from the intended area and secure the strips with fixing pins.
3. If used in garden beds or soft ground, strips can be shallow buried under soil.

Handy Hints:

  • Connect strips together to cover larger areas.
  • Fixing pins are cleverly moulded into roll, remove before use.
18340 Shade Grow Tunnel in situ

Tunnels & Covers

Create an attractive physical barrier against pests and the weather. Capture the sun in a greenhouse, keep out insects or add shade with attractive tunnels that will look great in your garden. Wire netting and PVC covers keep unwanted pests out.

Plant Protection Tunnels

  • Promotes plant growth
  • Protect seedlings from birds/animals
  • Re-usable
  • Available at selected Bunnings stores only - Please check with your local store.


Creates an ideal growing environment

Whites Wire Netting Greenhouse Tunnel Cloche protects seedlings from birds and small animals, creating an ideal growing environment.
It features a transparent cover to capture the sun's rays and is re-usable. (Now available in VIC only)
Also available Wire Netting Bell Cloche for smaller applications.

Whites Protective Shade Grow Tunnel provides a shaded environment for plants during hot summer months while also protecting plants against insects, birds, animals and pests.
It features an easy to install knitted cloth cover that can simply be lifted for easy access to your plants.
When built, the tunnel stands approximately 500mm from the ground to the highest point of the roof.

Ideal for cucumbers, squash, beans, root vegetables and annuals, the kit includes:

  • 5 arch support sections
  • 1.5m x 5m* knit cloth cover (* measurement of the fabric when laid flat)
  • 10 cover clips
  • 2 ground pegs

Whites Insect Resistant Grow Tunnel filters sunlight, allows air and rainwater to pass through while also protecting plants against insects, birds, animals, pests and harsh weather.
It features an easy-to-install transparent fine mesh cover that can simply be lifted for easy access to your plants.
Ideal for leaf vegetables, strawberries and early season tomatoes, the kit includes:

  • 5 arch support sections
  • 1.5m x 5m* fine mesh cover
  • 10 cover clips
  • 2 ground pegs

* Measurement of fabric when laid flat

Whites Greenhouse Grow Tunnel creates an ideal climate all year round, which extends your growing season while also protecting plants against insects, birds, animals and pests.
It features an easy to install poly cloth cover that can simply be lifted for easy access to your plants.
Ideal for leaf vegetables, herbs and low growing fruit varieties, the kit includes:

  • 5 arch support sections
  • 1.5m x 5m* poly cloth cover
  • 10 cover clips
  • 2 ground pegs

* Measurement of fabric when laid flat

Insect-Resistant Pest Covers

  • Organic & chemical-free gardening
  • Protects plants from insects/pests
  • Easy to install
  • Available at selected Bunnings only - please check with your local store.


organic AND chemical-free gardening

Whites Insect Resistant Plant Cover protects plants against insects, birds and other pests, and allows for organic and chemical-free gardening.
Ideal for protecting seedlings or sensitive plants, it can also extend your growing season.
It consists of easy to install frame and mesh cover.
It also filters sunlight and allows air and rainwater to pass through.

Whites Mesh Cover Bug n Shade filters the sun's rays and creates an ideal growing environment for plants and vegetables, at the same time blocks out insects.
Measuring 75cm high x 70cm wide, it features a shade mesh cover at the top to protect shrubs and plants from direct sunlight, burning or drying out and allows ventilation.
It's quick to setup and stores flat for re-use.

The kit includes:

  • 4 ground stakes
  • 1 mesh cover
  • 2 dome cover poles

Click on the image on the photo gallery for assembly guide.

Whites Foldable Insect-Resistant Plant Cover protects your plants against birds, insects and other pests.
It allows for organic and chemical-free gardening. Ideal for protecting seedlings or sensitive plants, it can also extend your growing season.
Simply twist and fold to pack away.
Available in green to blend with your garden and measures 100cm square by 50cm high.

 

Greenhouse Covers

  • Protects against weather & pests
  • Quick & easy to set up
  • Heavy duty PVC clear cover
  • For outdoor use
  • Available for special order at your local Bunnings stores


IDEAL GREENHOUSE FOR plants AND VEGETABLES

Whites Portable Sun Dome creates an ideal greenhouse for plants and vegetables, at the same time protecting them against weather and pests.
Its unique dome shape captures more sunlight for better plant growth and warms up quicker than a traditional greenhouse.

Measuring 2.15m high x 2.8m dia., it has a long opening "doorway" for easy access into the dome.
It is easy to set up, features a heavy duty PVC clear cover. Components are designed for easy assembly and disassembly:

  • 24 x Steel tube struts (8 x bottom frame, 8 x top frame, 8 x horizontal support)
  • 1 x Steel disc (top)
  • 8 x Anchor pegs
  • 1 x PVC clear cover
  • 1 x Carry / storage bag

For detailed instructions, click on the image in the photo gallery.

Handy Tip:

  • Anchor pegs supplied are designed for use in firm ground, such as, a well-established lawn. Please consider the best way of securing your dome subjected to ground conditions.

Whites Portable Balcony Greenhouse is arch-shaped greenhouse for plants and vegetables, at the same time protecting them against weather and pests.
Ideal for most fruits and vegetables, it captures more sunlight for better plant growth and warms up quicker than a traditional greenhouse.
Measuring 1.9m high x 0.8m deep x 1.7m wide, it has a zip opening "doorway" for easy access.
It is easy to set up, features a heavy duty PVC clear cover. Components are designed for easy assembly and disassembly:

  • 4 x 2-section bracing poles
  • 2 x 8-section dome poles
  • 4 x ground stakes
  • 1 x PVC clear cover

For detailed instructions, click on the image in the photo gallery.

Whites Clear Cover Greenhouse creates an ideal growing environment for fruits and vegetables, at the same time protecting your plants against weather and pests.
Measuring 70cm x70cm, it features a transparent cover to capture the sun's rays and side vents that provide easy access for watering and offer ventilation.

The kit includes:

  • 4 ground stakes
  • 1 clear cover
  • 2 dome cover poles

Click on the image on the photo gallery for assembly guide.

Protective Cones & Rings

  • Protects against weather & pests
  • Quick & easy to set up
  • PVC clear cover
  • For outdoor use


IDEAL GREENHOUSE FOR plants AND VEGETABLES

Whites Slug Protection Ring protects seedlings against pests such as slugs and snails with its inverted sides.
It is pet and child-friendly, simply place it around seedlings, no need for harmful pellets.
Its UV stabilised green translucent colour blends in with your crops. Made from PET material, the top ring diameter measures 250mm including collar whilst the bottom ring diameter is 140mm. Available in packs of 5.

Whites Greenhouse Grow Cones provide ideal growing conditions for seeds, seedlings and cuttings.
Shields against rain and frost damage, while the top opening allows for easy watering. Offers protection from pests such as birds, slugs, and snails.
Easily installs in seconds. Secure with Whites Tent Pegs or Turf Pegs.

Tapes & Reflective Deterrents

Deterrent tapes that hum in a light breeze, coloured tapes that scare away birds and pests, and reflective ornaments designed to deter and decorate.
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Explore Tapes & Reflective Deterrents

Deterrent Tapes

  • Safe and humane pest deterrent
  • Effective for day time use and in the breeze
  • Ideal for vegetable gardens and fruit trees


Easy to Install deterrents

Whites offers effective, easy to install, cost-effective and humane tape products to keep birds off vegie gardens, fruit trees, crops and lawns:

Whites Scare Tape reflects sunlight in the breeze, while also producing a crackling sound that deters birds. Available in Holographic and Red & Silver.

  • Installation: For vegie gardens string over crops or tie strips to stakes, keeping spacing to a maximum of 3 metres. To deter birds from fruit trees, tie long strips onto outlying branches. Also ideal for grapevines.

Whites Humming Tape vibrates in the breeze emitting a humming which drives birds away. The sound changes depending on the wind, so birds do not become accustomed to the noise.

  • Installation: Set stakes in your vegie garden 3-6 metres apart. String tape taut between stakes. For best results vary line heights and angles.

Reflective Shapes

  • Deter birds without harm
  • Easily hangs from branches
  • Aesthetically pleasing
  • Highly reflective
  • Available at selected Bunnings stores only. Please check with your local store.


highly reflective bird deterrent

Whites Reflecta Twists offer a quick and easy way to deter birds from your garden.
Simply attach to a tree or post, they spin in the wind and reflect in the daylight.
The movement and reflective surface deter birds without harming them.
The Reflecta Twists measure 300mm long and are available in packs of 6.
Light and wind activated

Whites Reflective Owl and Bell has a light-reflective body, large eyes and wind activated bells that work together to deter birds.
Simply hang from a tree or pole and the colour and movement activated by the environment does the rest.

Whites Bird Scare Balloon is an inflatable balloon with "scare eyes" design and a light reflective ribbon.

Instructions:

    • Place reflective "eyes" in centre of each black circle
    • Attach string to top and ribbon to bottom
    • Install in visible position
    • Do not over-inflate

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