The Garden Guide

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

Horizontal shelters

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1943. The horizontal shelter is a board of eighteen inches broad, and of any convenient length. By means of iron pins inserted in the wall, a number of these are placed horizontally, like shelves, about the middle and top of fruit-walls, to protect the blossom from perpendicular cold and frosts; they were first recommended by Lawrence, but are now seldom used.