[nafex] Re Bagging Plums(recent nafex digest) & Bagged Grapes

Claude Jolicoeur cjoli at gmc.ulaval.ca
Mon Feb 20 20:58:33 EST 2012


Lyle,
Would you give us a little extra detail on the bags you used, 
something like a link to the exact type of bag with a picture, so I 
could have a better idea of what you are talking about...
Thanks,
Claude

Lyle wrote:
>This past season, I bagged plums with cloth draw string bags. I was 
>pleased  with results but we had a cool, wet summer so maybe the 
>result would be different in a more normal season. I plan to do some 
>again this coming season.
>I have bagged grapes with cloth draw string bags for 3 seasons on 
>three different varieties and am very please with that. Besides the 
>grape bunches being full and without insect damage, the bagged 
>grapes remain in good condition, actual becoming sweeter well beyond 
>the grape season. The first year I accidently overlooked three bags. 
>I found one of these bags about a month after the season, in about 
>mid October and the other two in mid November. They were in good 
>shaped and tasted so good, now deliberately leave bags for later 
>fresh eating and grazing. I purchased these small draw string (parts 
>bags) from a Uline Company catalog.
>L Cherney WI  zone 4a



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