But, I do have some interesting (I hope!) anecdotes from my latest pruning session over the Easter break:
Anyway, as of Monday 9th April, I still have about 520 vines to go.
I'm going at a rate of about 10 vines/hour, which is very, very slow. The reason for this is the wild shoots that are growing around the vines, sometimes directly from the main trunk from under ground level, and sometimes independently rooted just next to the vine.
|Ridiculously long, thin and numerous wild shoots|
State of the Soil
|Little blue flower|
Wild Shoot Elimination Sequence
This is how I do it:
|One row done|
|My dry jumper after two days in the rain!|