I'm sore today!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Imp, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Yesterday I pruned the 2 old apple trees in my yard. About 5 hours on a ladder or climbing into the trees. Got all scratched up, so today I am sore and covered in welts.

    1 down 1 to go


    All done


    So glad it's done. I usually do it in January. Procrastinating this year, but spring is approaching fast. Plants are starting to bud out and bloom. Next door neighbor has already mowed twice.

    Imp- my moss doesn't need mowing yet. [​IMG]
  2. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

    Mar 27, 2008
    I won't go up that high no way...

    Reminds of the time I had to prune back a realy realy old wild rose bush that had grown up to the tops of the trees.we had just moved here and it had proubly been growing for a long long time.
    I left the wild grape vine alone its huge now growing all up in the tree right by the road.
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2011
  3. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

    May 22, 2009
    North Central Florida
    Pruning hurts my brain as much as my body. all of those decisions! dippers, divers, and dead wood, dippers, divers ,and dead wood...and then ..augh, I cut off the perfect branch because I was on a roll.
    It looks good. Perhaps you can rest up before the second one.
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I hang onto the branches tightly. [​IMG]
    If I were to ever fall, I could probably drop to the ground safely. The moss is a couple miles deep. [​IMG]

  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:HaHa! I used to be picky about the cuts, it would take me 2 days. Now I just hack hack hack at the water sprouts.

    Imp- I know about that zone. Cable line looks like a branch after hours staring into the winter sky, x2.
  6. Ms.FuzzyButts

    Ms.FuzzyButts Songster

    Sep 5, 2009
    North Alabama
    [​IMG] That looks precariously dangerous.. Can you come do mine now? I'll even spot you while your on the ladder. [​IMG]
  7. Carols Clucks

    Carols Clucks Songster

    Oct 13, 2010
    I am looking forward to just pruning fruit trees in the future!
    Last edited: Mar 9, 2011

    ODS-n-ENS FARM Songster

    Sep 16, 2008
  9. coloradochick

    coloradochick Songster

    Dec 19, 2007
    Brighton, CO
    Wow Imp, great job! But I'm more impressed with the green stuff growing all over your yard [​IMG] All we have is brown dead stuff still [​IMG]
  10. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Those are some nice trees Imp. What kinda apples you get?

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