Friday, 17 December 2010

Winter Pruning

The ground was frozen solid this morning, so there was no digging at the garden today! Instead Ric taught us how to prune soft fruit and fruit trees - we learnt how to cut so we didn't squash a bud, where to cut so as to promote the growth we want, always cutting to an outward facing bud:

You can tell it was cold today! So that we didn't all freeze solid, we also did some work in the cabin, and Ric explained how to take care of your secateurs:

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