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Wooden frame fruit cage

9 stylish fruit cages for keeping your produce protected

A fruit cage is a practical and stylish way to protect your fruit and vegetables. We select nine different, bespoke fruit cages that provide a made-to-measure solution to warding off birds and other pests, so you can choose the right design for your garden.

Fruit cages might seem like an extravagant addition to your kitchen garden but if you love to grow fruit bushes and vegetables, protecting your hard-earned crops from birds and other garden pests is key, and a fruit cage is the perfect solution. There are many different styles of fruit cage available and it’s important to choose the right one for the size and style of your garden. We’ve picked out nine, attractive bespoke designs that will add character to your garden as well as protecting your fruit and vegetables.

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ROMAN ARCH

Roman arch fruit cage

Roman Arch Fruit Cage

A 2.5 metre wide fruit cage with three lengths available and comes with side netting and has black powder coated steel that’s guaranteed for ten years.  You can also fit a door in each end of this fruit cage.
£749, Harrod Horticultural

 

ROUND FRUIT CAGE

Steel fruit cage

An attractive Steel Round Fruit Cage  ideal for the likes of blackcurrants, gooseberries, blueberries and raspberries. Easy to assemble and lightweight with steel rounded poles.

From £39.99, Dobies

 

SHORT ON SPACE

Fruit cage

A vegetable cage inspired by Queen Victoria’s own vegetable garden at Osborne House. Made to order to fit your beds and the vegetable cage has the option of lifting the side up for ease of picking or weeding.
£450, Muntons Traditional Plant Support,
Muntons Traditional Plant Support

 

COMPLETE COVER

Fruit cage

Timber Fruit Cage, designed to your personal requirements by this company in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex. They also restore old greenhouses and fruit cages too, in case you don’t want to part with your old one.
£4,800 plus VAT,
Classic Suffolk Timber Frames

 

POP UP

Pop up fruit cage

Pop up fruit and vegetable cage that’s lightweight, easy to handle and pops up simply. It has fibreglass poles which means it’s easy to relocate and is tall enough for head room. Also has a copper strip sown into the bottom to deter snails and slugs.
£69.99 Dobies

 

LOW TO THE GROUND

Fruit and vegetable cage

Low fruit and vegetable cage that’s perfect for crops such as strawberries. It comes with hinged lids so you can easily lift and access the plants inside.
£69.99, Two Wests and Elliott Ltd

 

ARTISAN

Fruit cage

Beautiful sustainable and rustic sweet chestnut fruit cage, created bespoke for your garden and will be a perfect feature anywhere.
£600, Charlotte Love Designs,
Charlotte Love Designs

 

DURABLE

Fruit cage

Style and sophistication come with this decorative peak roof steel fruit cage which offers resistance against snow in its design too. It is made with square tubing, which makes it strong and has a ten year guarantee.
£615, Harrod Horticultural

 

GALVANISED STEEL

Roman Fruit cage

This Roman fruit cage has a self closing door, incase you forget and is perfect for protecting soft fruit and small trees. The fruit cage also comes with a ten year guarantee.
£620, Agriframes

 

GOTHIC ARCH

Gothic fruit cage

Gothic Fruit Cage made from galvanised steel, this fruit cage would be a feature in any garden, offering a nice alternative to the flat roof fruit cages. It comes with galvanised hooks for secure fixing and has heavy duty mesh.
£532, Agriframes,

Prices correct at time of publication.

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