How to Prune Fruit Trees

Good pruning = good fruiting and easy to reach trees. Lets get you pruning with confidence! We’ll begin the day with all the basics: Tools, when to prune, choosing a shape and the power of training (not cutting). Then we’ll go out into the orchard and have a go on a mixture of deciduous fruit […]

SOLD OUT! How to Prune Fruit Trees

Good pruning = good fruiting and easy to reach trees. Lets get you pruning with confidence! We’ll begin the day with all the basics: Tools, when to prune, choosing a shape and the power of training (not cutting). Then we’ll go out into the orchard and have a go on a mixture of deciduous fruit […]

Back to Basics: Fruit Tree Pruning Videos

Here are a couple of videos that I hope will give beginners a bit of pruning confidence. Thanks to my buddy Ray at Soulhaven Productions for making them and thanks to Barry for letting us film his trees! These fruit tree pruning videos won’t answer all your questions, not by a long shot. But they […]

Notch A Fruit Tree + Make a New Branch

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 […]