Where to buy shade cloth in S. Florida

Miami, FL(Zone 10b)

My backyard does not have a lot of shade, and I was wondering how difficult it would be to create an area where I can grow more shade-loving plants with the help of a shade cloth, similar to that used in nurseries in the area. Does any one have any experience about this? If I buy a shade cloth, what should the percentage of shade be? Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Chicago, IL(Zone 5b)

I also have an area that I would like more shade. Fortunately, my area is near the house and I am comsidering putting 2 x 2s from the roof to the fence, like a lath house.

I would think that the screening that is used for pools would be fine...it comes in difference
"strenghts" or whatever it's called. Call any pool place, they should be able to help.

My pool is screened and I see a big difference in plants growing from inside the lanai to just the other side of the screen. It's a big difference and I have lightweight stuff.

Hope this will help.


Miami, FL(Zone 10a)

Rolls of 25' x 48" wide . inexpensive

Chicago, IL(Zone 5b)

Thanks Armando.....

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