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Bryan Babcock's Revolutionary Farming is Making Some Fine Pinot
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If you walked along his vineyard now, you'd see all the fruit on top, and the leaves below, on plants that are taller than you'd be used to seeing. Babcock has been harvesting grapes this way since … It's making good if not great wine. The whole …

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Research trial designed to highlight pros and cons of spur and cane pruning …
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There, Ashraf El-Kereamy, UC Cooperative Extension viticulture advisor for Kern County, described a planned three-year study examining the effect of two pruning systems on grape yield and quality of these two varieties. He's collaborating with Kaan …

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Leeuwin releases latest Art Series
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Leeuwin's winemaker, Paul Atwood, also explained that the estate had been trying a new pruning regime with the Riesling as well. He said: … The grapes ripen earlier, retain their acidity better and produce wines that show great freshness.” As for the …

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Garden sage: Ocotillos; vine challenge; pineapple in desert?
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Q: I have two ocotillos that I planted myself about seven years ago. Both are oddly shaped but growing well from their original size of about 1 foot. They grow 6 to 10 inches a year, green up at the appropriate time but neither has ever bloomed in the …

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Quickest Solutions To Grow Grapes At Home In Campbellsport
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Vitis Labrusca on the contrary is common in Canada as well as in the U.S. Tools and Materials These specific tools will always make grape planting a pretty simple venture but not a pain in the neck. Make sure you invest time money and …

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Expect Good Year from Texas Wineries Amid Wet Weather
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On May 23, Bending Branch Winery in Comfort received 13 inches of rain in 12 hours, says John Rivenburgh, Bending Branch's director of winery and vineyard management. Just down the road at Singing Water Vineyards, those 13 inches turned a picturesque …

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Highway 128 offers bounty of food, wine and landscape
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In 1962, Maggie and Henry Wetzel purchased part of his historic ranch and a year later planted premium grape varieties in a valley largely devoted to prune orchards. At first they sold the grapes to other wineries as more and more grapes were planted …

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Quick Tips On How To Grow Grapes At Home In South Fulton
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It is necessary to cut and prune the grape vines as and when required. This is to be done with utmost care or else it would result in the withering and death of the plant. Sharp tools must be used in order to prevent severe harm. Fruits appear on …

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Friend saves garden from abandonment
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Go forth and prune. On the other hand, this could be an endless summer/fall and your plants could produce ripe fruit until October. Make your decision and stick to it. In spite of the mess the greenhouse was in, we are giving away tomatoes — which …

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