[nafex] Re Bagging Plums(recent nafex digest) & Bagged Grapes
ehilborn at mebtel.net
Mon Feb 20 21:25:20 EST 2012
Thanks for that, I will try them on my grapes. Do you use the 100%
cotton, or less expensive cotton blend bags?
>> 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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