The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 4: Utensils (Pots, Cases, Cans, Fumigators)

Gravel screens

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1814. In gravel-screens the wires are placed wider, according to the use to which the gravel is to be applied. In general, one quarter of an inch is the width for earth, and half an inch for garden-gravel; but for gravel used in the highways, one inch is not too wide for excluding small stuff, nor two inches too narrow for admitting the small stones to be used.