Story: Viticulture

Scarecrow and nets

Scarecrow and nets

Growers protect their ripe grapes from birds by enclosing the ripening vines in nets. The scarecrow is there to attract tourists rather than scare off birds.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Viticulture - Pests and diseases', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 June 2023)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008