DB has revamped the net tops for my raised beds, I have yet to paint them to finish the job. However, every year, our apples and pears fall on the gravel below them and get seriously damaged. Now, no matter whether we use an organic pest control or not, the apples nearly always get attacked by bugs and occasionally the birds.
The winds of late are making them drop off the tree before they are ready. So many of the pest damaged but still edible ones have fallen and in the end, we did this: