Agriculture

A Pruning Tip

This is the time of year when those pruning clippers and saws in the workshop start looking very attractive again. It’s such a great joy to go out in the cold and prune a tree in the late afternoon wind as a crescent moon or the first stars burn through the high, thin air.  Here’s a tip, before you go out:

Domestic and Wild Cherry Trees  Along the Gray Canal Trail

A common Okanagan sight. The domestic cherry tree on the left is trying hard to become like the wild cherry tree on the right, but keeps getting a bit of human assistance along the way.

Don’t.

Tomorrow: ice wine update.

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