[nafex] Grapes: protection from critters

Steve Shambeda sshambeda at paonline.com
Sat May 26 22:48:39 EDT 2001


He has photos on our (BYFG) website
----- Original Message -----
From: Ginda Fisher <ginda at concentric.net>
To: Steve Shambeda <sshambeda at paonline.com>
Sent: Saturday, May 26, 2001 10:28 PM
Subject: Re: [nafex] Grapes: protection from critters


> Thanks, Steve.  I didn't find the picture, but I think I've seen it
> before.  (That's probably where I got the idea.)  I just wrote to Bill
> Dailey and asked for advice.
>
> Best,
> Ginda Fisher
>
> Steve Shambeda wrote:
> >
> > see this website for photos of grapes in a bottle
> > http://www.sas.upenn.edu/~dailey/byfg.html
> > contact Bill Daily for details
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Ginda Fisher <ginda at concentric.net>
> > To: <nafex at yahoogroups.com>
> > Sent: Saturday, May 26, 2001 8:06 AM
> > Subject: [nafex] Grapes: protection from critters
> >
> > > I have a canadice grape in its third year, and it looks like it may
> > > fruit this year.  If it cooperates, I plan to let it grow one or two
> > > clusters.  But my little suburban backyard is graced with a wide
> > > assortment of animal pests - I've seen red & gray squirrels,
chipmunks,
> > > possums, mice, skunks, deer, fox, and innumerable birds.  I think we
> > > have raccoons, too.
> > >
> > > I've heard of growing grapes inside plastic soda bottles for
> > > protection.  Has anyone tried this?  Does is work?  At what point do
you
> > > put the buds/flowers/young fruit into the bottle?  Do you support the
> > > bottle on the trellis?  Is it important to use a clear bottle?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Ginda
> > > eastern Mass., zone 6
> > >
> > >
> > >
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> > >
> > >
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