Substitution of grafted cuttings in Monfumo.
April 4 – The cover crop continues to grow. It’s a carpet made of a thousand colors.
April 5 – Those are some buds in our Caerano vineyard.
April 7 – We concentrate our efforts in the Monfumo vineyard by hoeing the young vines and distributing vegetal compost in the lower part of the vineyard. We’ll use a scraper to distribute it in the part of the vineyard when we plant new vines in a few days.
Spargimento compost a Monfumo.
April 8 – We add compost among the vines we’ve previously hoed so as to keep the soil loose and moist around the plants.
April 9 – This is a grafted cutting after we applied compost. Those are buds in the higher part of our Monfumo vineyard.
April 13 – Buds in our Cornuda vineyard.
April 14 – Cleaning between the rows of our Cornuda vineyard.
April 15 – We start working at dawn so that we can finish all of our work in time. The cover crop continues to grow rapidly.
April 21 – The mustard plants are nearly two meters high.
April 22 – We distribute compost in our Cornuda vineyards as well.
April 23 – We get up at dawn to mow the grasses between the rows with our trimmer in Monfumo. It’s two days of heavy work.
April 24 – We till the soil around the vines to protect the compost from the sun and warm temperatures.
April 28 – 50 mm of rain force us to do our first vineyard treatment of the year.
April 20 – We begin to remove side shoots and prune excess buds so that the vines won’t produce too much fruit.