The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Tools, Equipment and Buildings
Chapter: Chapter 6: Structures used in Gardening

Cross trellising

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2167. The cross trellis has been sometimes employed in peach-houses, and was strongly recommended by the late Sir George Mackenzie, in what he called an economical hothouse. These trellises, however, unless kept very low, darken the house to such a degree as to prevent the ripening of fruits.