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Pruned Trees Looking Good, Forming Fruit!

 

Dwarf peach tree gets its first pruning, espaliered against the fence.
After I neglecting pruning for too many years, last Fall’s pruning finally shaped the dwarf peach trees as I’ve always planned them, espaliered against the fence.  
In April, it's all leafed out, pretty again….
In April, it’s all leafed out, pretty again….
…and baby peaches have formed!
…and baby peaches have formed!

 

 

 

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The almond tree is easier to harvest now with its branch structure opened a bit, which also allows in more light for photosynthesis. It’s also full of baby almonds.
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The cherry tree had its V-shaped crotch tied to support the weight of the two branches, and has baby cherries coming on again this year.
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The apricot tree is smaller this year, to keep fruit within reach and easier to access through its open branch work.
Arborist Cheyenne Thomas, teaching the second pruning workshop at a participant's house.
Arborist Cheyenne Thomas, teaching the second pruning workshop at a participant’s house.
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