The Annual Trimming was held on the Summer Solstice, 22 Dec 2022. An inspection of the fig tree’s annual growth showed no loss of vigour since last year’s pruning. It was decided to cut below some of the main junctions this year to force regrowth from lower down the fig’s stems. All stems causing pressure… Continue reading Trimming the Fig Tree 2022
An energetic and enthusiastic crew attended our first effort to trim the Boiler Fig. The event was held, by custom, on the Summer Solstice (21 Dec 2021). ——————— The Annual Story of Trimming the Tree The pioneers thought there would never be an end to the timber, but by the 1980’s it was clear that… Continue reading Trimming the Fig Tree 2021
Starting to clear the edges of the heritage area boundary. Started behind the Marshall engine where the grass was most dense.