The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 3: Surveying Tools

Garden line

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1776. The garden-line is composed of three parts: the frame, generally of iron; the cord, which is wound upon the frame; and the pin, which terminates the cord. The common use of the line is perfectly understood from the name; though generally used for straight lines, yet it is also applied, by means of pegs or small stakes, to form curved lines.