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Winter Update 2010

Lily Farm Vineyard - vines in winter 2010/1124th February 2011

Alan and I have been busy in the vineyard preparing for the 2011  harvest.  The health of each vine has been assessed and then pruned  accordingly.  All the old wood has been cleared out and then the  new fruiting canes bowed over and tied to the fruiting wires using our  reusable rubber ties.  Alan will shred the old wood, which will be used  as a mulch, when he next mows the grass.  It is one of the biggest and  most important jobs of the year leaving the vineyard looking tidy, but  rather sparse.