After pruning, the vines are fixed to the wires running along the lines. Our goal is to ensure the buds are evenly supplied with nutrients.
This year our son Christian and some of his friends carried out this task. After completing their Abitur exam, this was a much appreciated change from studying.
Although it was a bit chilly in the early morning hours, the spring sun soon made working outside very pleasent and was even able to give sun burn. All in all it was time to be in good spirit – and we still are – awaiting the first bloom.