Spring has arrived, time to work!

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In the middle of March, the temperatures were absolutely spring-like. Those lovely days helped nature awaken and as a result, the germination of the grape vines is imminent.  The nice temperatures make it easy to work in the fields. This is what we have been up to:

 

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Tying the young vines to the stake, to help them to grow more regularly and to keep the machines from ruining them.

 

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Trimming the grass between the rows, to clean up the area next to the vines.

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Cutting up the pruned parts now heaped up in the rows and taking it away, accumulating chips that we will then use as compost.

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All under the careful watch of our puppy, Tommy. :)