News — Hand Tools

Apple and Pear Tree Pruning

Posted by Arrabawn Retail on

Apple and Pear Tree Pruning

Arrabawn Tips on Gardening Apple tree and Pear tree pruning techniques. Tools All tools used should be sharpened and clean. This is important because a sharp tool cuts cleanly and without damaging the wood by tearing which in turn prevents disease from entering the wound. All tools should be regularly disinfected and do keep on sterilising as you work through the tree. After you have prepared your tools which should be secateurs, pruning saw, sturdy safe ladder and loppers, maybe bow saw. Pruning Select your tree and take a slow walk around the tree. Pay attention to crossing, rubbing branches...

Read more →