The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening tours by J.C. Loudon 1831-1842
Chapter: Northern England and Southern Scotland in 1841

Moss scraper

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Instrument for scraping off Moss, &c., from Fruit or Forest Trees, (fig. 69.) a is a flat piece of iron, the concave side (b) being applied to the stems or trunks; c c are the wooden handles; d is used for cutting off small spray; and e for scraping the clefts and small branches. Stirrup Iron, with Lantern and Lamp attached. Peat Flower-pot, made of compressed Peat. From Mr. Murray, gardener at Taymouth Castle, who finds the plants thrive remarkably well in these. Telescope Branch for a Garden Syringe. Used for reaching to the higher shelving in greenhouses.