The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 5: Machines and Machinery

Fruit protection bags

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1954. Protecting bags, for guarding ripening fruits from insects, are formed of gauze, oiled-paper, or muslin paper; gauze is preferable, as it admits the air. They are used with advantage in the case of grapes and stone-fruit on walls in the open air; and, in some cases, are required even in hothouses.