Fig. 44. Shades For Show Roses

A, Dean Hole's zinc cap or helmet, 8 inches in diameter and 6 inches in depth: a, ventilation openings; b, socket; c, stake; d, wooden wedges.

B, dish-cover shaped zinc shade, 1 foot in diameter and 6 inches in depth: e, 3/16 inch galvanised iron 3/4 inch wide; f, socket (the opening 1 inch in diameter); g, bolt and nut by which the shade is fixed to the arm, the bolt being soldered to the cap inside so as to prevent drip; h, stake; i, wooden wedges.

C, horseshoe shaped zinc shade, 1 foot long and 6 inches deep: j, the socket with 1/8-inch iron arm 1/2 inch wide riveted to the zinc; k, stake; I, wooden wedge.

D, bloom protector as sold by horticultural sundriesmen for shielding specimen Roses.