South Island Workshops And Pruning Lessons In June

How To Prune Fruit Trees June 17 is my “How To Prune Fruit Tree’s” workshop. Small fruit trees = orcharding happiness! Those of you with young trees are well placed for this to happen. Training them while they’re bendy and young is the ticket. That sweet innocence doesn’t last for long – and before you […]

Pruning Demonstration

A pipfruit pruning demonstration to boost your pruning confidence!

Branching Out

I hate a glaring gap, an empty space on a fruit tree where a branch should be … needs to be! Here’s a simple, old school trick to stimulate a bit of branching out. Choose a lovely fat bud in the locale of the wished for branch. Using something sharp take a slice out of […]

Have you pruned your fruit trees?

With only a couple of weeks left in the pruning calendar, I want to encourage those of you who haven’t yet, to give your fruit trees a good prune! When you prune you get the very best out of your tree. As simple as that. A fruit tree that towers over your head is a […]