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

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    All done

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    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
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    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.
     
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  3. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    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]

    Imp
     
  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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 5, 2009
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    [​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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am looking forward to just pruning fruit trees in the future!
     
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  8. ODS-n-ENS FARM

    ODS-n-ENS FARM Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. coloradochick

    coloradochick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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