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Restoring Old Apple Trees

A series of video tutorials from Stephen Hayes of Fruitwise Heritage Apples all about restoring some old apple trees in an old garden newly taken over by some friends. The main problem with these trees was that they had originally … Continue reading

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Summer pruning in the apple orchard

Are you keeping up to date with Stephen Hayes’ Fruitwise apple tree pruning Videos? This latest one is all about summer pruning. Summer pruning is a discretionary activity for orchard keepers, so you have to decide if it’s needed or … Continue reading

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Pruning a neglected apple tree

Stephen Hayes of Fruitwise heritage Apples describes pruning a neglected apple tree in another tutorial video from the youTube series. What to do with a neglected old fruit tree? Do you want maximum fruit or a big tree to sit … Continue reading

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Apple tree pruning – sawing a large branch with canker

This is a look at canker. Nasty stuff, can kill a tree. Cut out the big branch wit the silky fox saw. Make the cut near the collar, cutting from underneath first so that the bark is not ripped. When … Continue reading

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