Blackberries in Dr. Kaps cultivar trial are being pruned today. The old, dead floicanes that bore fruit in 2011 are removed. The lateral branches on the live canes that will bear fruit in 2012 are shortened to about 12 inches or longer. The laterals will bear the flowers and fruit. … [Read more...] about Blackberry pruning
Archives for February 2012
Peach pruning has just begin and is going rather well. We prune the peaches after most of the other fruit crops are done since peaches can be injured if pruned too early. A good rule of thumb is to prune the latest blooming trees first and the earliest blooming trees last in the dormant season. … [Read more...] about Tebow kicks off peach pruning
We were all wondering if winter weather would come this year. Today it did! We already have a blanket of snow and it is still coming down as I post this. … [Read more...] about Snow!