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Pruning

10 February 2011 09:38:54
I walked around the garden last evening and realised that I can no longer put off pruning my fruit trees and bushes. I don't know why, but pruning apples and pears is one of my least favourite jobs in the garden. So here goes.............

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rosburke rosburke 10 February 2011 10:14:33

TG mine are still small enough that they do not need pruning. I hate all pruning.


unagrant unagrant 10 February 2011 12:36:09

Hope it goes well.


TheH (Hazel) TheH (Hazel) 10 February 2011 23:01:48

I find pruning very therapeutic! When I'm in terrible form I go give something a good prune - my family certainly benefit!


aob9 aob9 10 February 2011 23:30:08

Well, Apples got their haircut. I'll have to do some serious surgery next year though. I actually don't know what rootstock they are on but they are really vigorous now. Cox's look like they may carry a really heavy (potentially small sized) crop this year. Loads of fruit spurs.


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