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Pruning Fruit Trees
Tom Spellman shows you how to prune a fruit tree BYOC style. In part 1 Tom prunes some Pluot® trees, a few multiple budded fruit trees and more! We had some camera problems and lost the intro.
Tom Spellman of Dave WIlson Nursery makes pruning look easy. Because it is.
Tour a house with 50 varieties of fruit in less than 2,500 square feet of plantable yard. By terracing the hill in her backyard and espaliering her trees, this home orchardist converted her yard into a high-density Victory Garden.
A visit to the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center's fruit tree orchard.
And how to prune a grape vine. Ed Laivo and Tom Spellman of Dave Wilson Nursery give you advice on how to prune fruit trees.
Thinning is the most important step to get the best fruit from your tree. We show you how it's done.
Tom demonstrates what to do after your grafts take off.
Tired of that single-variety fruit tree in your yard? We show you how to graft it into a multi-variety fruit tree in a few easy steps. Top-work your fruit tree.
Two months later we take a look at the progress of a field graft.
Tired of that single-variety fruit tree in your yard? We show you how to graft it into a multi-variety fruit tree in a few easy steps.
Dave Wilson Nursery demonstrates how fruit scions are grafted onto rootstocks.
Grapes & Blueberries
Tom Spellman and Phil Pursel demonstrate how to create a fertile, acidic, fast-draining potting mix for berries and how to plant, step by step. Examples shown are two blueberries in one pot and a single Baby Cakes® compact blackberry.
How to distinguish between cane and spur fruit production. Cane pruning a Thompson Seedless, spur pruning a vigorous Black Monukka.
Chuck Ingels tells us about the grape arbor at the Fair Oaks Horticulture Center.
There are two grape varieties as far as pruning goes, Spur-prune varieties and Cane-prune varieties. In this video Chuck Ingels demonstrates how to prune a Cane-type grapevine.