I’m getting excited about Spring. Hens are cranking out eggs, which I only had to buy one dozen this year. Spring is in the air. Trees are blooming. I planted two granny apple hard wood cuttings and four tart cherry cuttings. Hard wood cutting is cutting new growth in the winter when the tree is dormant, and planting it. It is a clone of the donor tree. So you can’t go over board with one tree or you limit genetic diversity. Find someone that will allow you to get cuttings from their trees, and bam free trees. From what I have read and seen hardwood cuttings propagation rates are low. But I have had a 100% rate so far.
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