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first_img MUSCADINES can be a sweet fall treat. Pruning now can help ensure a bountiful crop next fall. USDA photo If you want your muscadines to grow more grapes and less tangled vines this summer, this winter is an important time for you, says a University of Georgia expert. “Muscadines grow so vigorously every season the vines can get very congested if they go unpruned,” said Gerard Krewer, an Extension Service horticulturist with the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Late January and February, Krewer said, are prime time for muscadine pruning.center_img “You can prune muscadines anytime they’re dormant,” he said. “But in late winter the vines are less likely to be cold-damaged after you prune.” Muscadines, Krewer said, produce most of their flower-bearing shoots from the lower part of the previous year’s growth. So the lower section — the first two to four buds — of that part of the vine that grew during 1998 will wind up growing the shoots and blooms and, ultimately, the grapes of ’99. That’s how you prune your muscadines. The part of the vine that grew after those first two to four buds of ’98 is unneeded growth. Cut that off. Start at the tip of each shoot, Krewer said, and follow it back to the first raised bump on the stem, the “collar” that marks where last year’s growth began. That should be anywhere from six inches to five feet from the tip. When you come to the “collar” where the ’98 growth begins, back up to the second to fourth bud and make your pruning cut. The vines may “bleed,” or ooze sap, Krewer said. But that won’t harm the plants. Pruning will keep your vines from getting unmanageably tangled over the years. Perhaps more important, it will also assure you of more reliable crops of grapes. “If you let muscadines go unpruned,” Krewer said, “they tend to produce too heavily, which leads into alternate bearing. That becomes a feast-or-famine kind of production.” If you’ve let your muscadines go unpruned long enough that they’re a tangled mess already, consider cutting them back to the original cane running down the wire. If you do that, though, you won’t have grapes this year, since this year’s grapes will grow only on shoots that emerge from 1998 buds. “Unless you’re willing to almost forgo a crop next year,” Krewer said, “I would suggest pruning one side back to the original cane and the other side back to the bottom two to four buds of 1998 growth. “Then the following winter you can do the reverse,” he said. “Severely prune the other side. In that way you’ll have grapes each year and still be able to clean up your vines by next winter.” On overgrown arbors, where you have seven or eight major canes, “you might want to take out one or two large canes each year,” he said, “That way you can completely renovate the arbor in a few years. “Each year, be sure to cut the previous season’s growth back to two to four buds,” he said. “That will keep the arbor from becoming overgrown again.”last_img read more

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first_imgIn the Mid Minor hurling B final it finished Loughmore-Castleiney 1.14 Gurtnahoe Glengoole 2.10. While in the Munster Under 17 Football Final – Clare overcame Tipperary by a single point – 1-11 to 1-10. Over the weekend in Gaelic football, Golden Kilfeackle overcame Emly to win the Tipperary Junior A football championship while Upperchurch Drombane will play senior football in 2016 after a tremendous win over Clonmel Óg in the Intermediate football championship final.Clonmel Commercials were also crowned under 21 A champions after they overcame Loughmore Castleiney.In the South Tipp Minor A Hurling Final, it ended Saint Mary’s 13 points- Moyle Rovers 9 while in the Mid Minor A Final – Drom n Inch secured victory over Holycross –  2-18 to 2-16last_img read more

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first_imgThe Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dinny McGinley, TD has announced that he has published the first Donegal notices in respect of the following Gaeltacht Language Planning Areas.These include Gaoth Dobhair, Rann na Feirste, Anagaire and Loch an Iúir.“I am delighted to announce that I have published the first three notices under section 7(3) of the Gaeltacht Act 2012. These notices officially mark the beginning of the language planning process on the ground in these areas,” said Minister McGinley. Organisations will be given up to two months from 16 January 2014 to apply to Údarás na Gaeltachta to be selected to prepare and implement language plans in the areas. The Department will publish language planning guidelines under the Act on the same day.Organisations will be given up to two years, from the date on which Údarás na Gaeltachta selects the organisations, to submit a language plan to the Department for approval in line with the prescribed language planning criteria.After that, organisations will be given 7 years to implement the language plans with assistance from Údarás na Gaeltachta. The Department will periodically review the implementation of the plans during the 7 year period.“Now that the language planning process has been officially initiated in 3 Gaeltacht Language Planning Areas, I am hopeful that a further 10 notices will be published in respect of 10 other areas next year with the remainder to follow thereafter,” said Minister McGinley.  MINISTER ANNOUNCES LANGUAGE PLANNING PROCESS FOR DONEGAL GAELTACHT was last modified: December 21st, 2013 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Dinny McGinleydonegallanguage planslast_img read more

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