Nursery Operations Part 2

Below are pictures of Joe and Sophia budding the peach seedlings. Budding, meaning inserting leaf bud into the seedling to determine the variety of the tree.

joe and sophia budding peach seedlings

 

joe and sophia budding peach seedlings

In the picture above Joe is cutting the seedling to insert in the bud. To the left, Sophia is wrapping the bud after it is inserted by Joe. Once the bud has been wrapped, the tree is broken over to help shade the bud.

 

joe budding

 

joe budding

 

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