The Garden Guide

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

Garden hurdles

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1949. Garden hurdles are of different species. Wire hurdles are used as inconspicuous fences, and sometimes for training plants or young hedges. Wattled hurdles, or such as are woven with shoots or spray, for shelter and shade. Straw and reed hurdles are used for shelter, for shade, and for covering frames and other plant habitations, or for forming temporary cases around plants to exclude cold.