prune. drink. repeat.

Pruning is my favorite orchard chore.  It is truly art, sculpting RedByrd_13_006of the tree. To promote fruitful wood, renew old branches, shape the tree for good sunlight and airflow.  Apples and leaves will surround these trees this summer but for now they are mere skeletons.  The air is crisp and the cider, fresh and cold.

The air is crisp and the cider, fresh and cold.

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