I wrangled Farmer Thomas into helping me make some tree cuttings today. Afterall, what are brother-in-laws for?
Cuttings are branches of a plant, in this case a mulberry tree, that you use to propagate another plant from. You can cut the branches with or without leaves. We needed to prune our mulberries anyways and there’s less work that needs to be done in the winter, so we decided to do winter pruned branches.
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Here’s a pic of the orchard. We’ve really been trying to get the trees pruned in time for spring, but spring is beating us. There’s a lot of work to do. The trees haven’t been pruned in years and are twisted and dying and really bad. Some have a good foundation and others are simply hopeless. Do you see the blue barrels in the background underneath the rainbow? Those are to provide water for the coyotes that come and chew up our drip irrigation system. We finally figured out how to stop them so we don’t have to fix the lines daily.
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