Sept- Oct. Our new vineyard is growing!

Sept-Oct showed our new vineyard to have had some major growth. Having started as 5 inch cuttings most of the vines finished the season with at least touching the bottom of our trellis system and many of the plants were reaching the top of the trellis system. At the end of the season I lifted…

Aug-Sept Bird Control For Old Vineyard

Aug-Sept saw our first explosion of fruit on the Old Vineyard since replanting it. We decided to try an experiment in bird control using fish line. Using 2 foot poles we strung fish line across the hole of the vineyard in a crisscross pattern. We covered only the two outside rows with netting(as traditionally done)…

Late July to Beginning of August- Signs of Growth

Late July and August saw some serious signs of growth for our newly planted vines started to come out of there grow tubes. When we initially planted them at the beginning of July they were roughly 5 inches in length. Now the vines are growing out of their three foot grow tubes. See pics below….