Spring and Summer at Thorny Vines

We spent a long time anxiously waiting for spring only to find summer was half over before spring arrived. The real concern was how the vines had wintered and whether they would they come back at all. In early May they started to “weep” and then turn black which did not auger well for healthy vines, but the weeping turned out to be the sap starting to flow and the black was just the oxidation...
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