Daily Archive for June 12th, 2013


Now is the time to remove lateral canes and expose the new clusters. The machine does about 70% of the work and the rest is handwork. Leafing is important to allow airflow through the vines and reduce the possibility of mildew damage. The main canopy will grow and make up the loss of foliage. The machine is a sort of monster with tubes, scissor like knives, suction and blower all working furiously together.6.12.13-leafing-2