29 Feb 2016

I was out pruning the immature Brianna on the east side of tha barn today. The weather was warm and breezy. Too warm to be comnfortable wearng a jacket. An extra day this year to prune in February in an El Niño year. That's probably a one of a kind sort of alignment -...

22 Feb 2016

Today I pruned a few rows of Niagara and a row of some new varietals that I bread years ago. It was close to 60F today. There was very little damage from the harsh weather last weekend.

 

The pups played in the yardwhile I pruned. When they got tired and hot from chasing...

21 Feb 2016

I was a little worried about how last weekend's cold, cold weather might have killed some of the buds. The combination of extreme cold and wind last weekend could have been devastating to the vines. Today was warm. I was outside without a jacket and very confortable ev...