Pruning
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Summer Pruning (June – July) Wilson Nursery recommends summer pruning for controlling shape and size of fruit trees. Summer pruning has the greatest dwarfing effect in June and July. http://www.davewilson.com/community-and-resources/videos/summer-pruning-fruit-trees-2013 There are plenty of good reasons to prune in summer … [Click to read more …]

Grapes
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Disease Resistance Pierce’s disease is endemic in Fredericksburg area. Need to get resistant varieties of grapes. Munson grape varieties that are tolerant: ‘Lomanto’, ‘Wine King’, ‘Beacon’, ‘Edna’, ‘Ellen Scott’ and ‘Carman’. ‘Champanel’ ‘Blanc du Bois’ and ‘Black Spanish’. Blanc du Bois’ also … [Click to read more …]