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 […]

How To Prune An Avocado

If there is one thing I’ve learnt over the years teaching pruning, it’s that when I start to talk about old wood, new wood, two year old wood – your mind squeezes shut with fear. So before we begin here today lets relax a little. Just hang with me here while I talk about new […]

How To Prune A Grape

Grapes fruit on new season wood. Prune your grapes every year to avoid a tangle of shoots and to grow better fruits. Grapevines have a tonne of vigour and left to their own devices take over the garden, next stop the world. The good news is grapes can handle a hard prune, so if your […]

How To Prune Raspberries

For hearty crops of big berries – get pruning this winter! Pruning makes the wickedest difference to harvest and health. And unless your berry patch is scary wild, its a quick job on a sunny winters day. For Red Raspberries That Fruit In Summer Year 1 The new canes that shoot away in spring are […]