Pruning Time

This morning was lovely weather – warm, mild, a little breezy.

Pruning time!

I spent 3 hours making a first pass over 2 peach trees, a nectarine, a Satsuma plum, and the wine grapes.

It is very satisfying to get outside, get a little sunshine, do some manual work, and know that the effort will pay of in 6-8 months time when there is fruit to harvest.

(For the curious – the bricks are there to hold down the bird netting during summer.)

And just to rub it in and create a little envy: here is the mandarine tree:

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