We finished our course by going outside to put this type of pruning into practise. We started out with a fairly well branched young apple tree.
|Do you know how hard it is to get a good photo with hands like this. They are huge and if there's a fight, I'm on Craig's side.|
This was an example of budding where a t shaped cut is made in the bark of the host tree and the bud of another is carefully placed inside and then taped until the union is made. The tape is removed a few weeks later.