More Progress

SO I’ve replaced #9 and #14. Took out the old vines and trimmed them down, put them in their own pots, and hopefully- I’ll get some renewed growth out of them. Meanwhile all the other vines are growing strongly, cordons continuing to lengthen as I tie them down. We’ve had a few really hot days recently, so I’m hoping that will be good for them.


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#9 about to go, the new kid on the block in it’s improvised housing.

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Nice deep hole- didn’t see any evidence of gophers or another mischief.

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Easiest way not to disturb the root system, cut the bottom off the pot w/ a box cutter, place in the hole then slit the side of the pot all the way up- remove the pot and there it is, root system stays perfectly in tact.

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Back in action, in he house, drip nozzle attached.

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Put the old one in its own pot and trimmed it down- we’ll see if I can get a bud break out of it.

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#14′s hole- ready to go- noticed the hard clay at about 13 inches down- so I broke it up a bit, give those roots a chance to break through.

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Here is the new #14 in the dirt and ready to have its housing put on and its drip nozzle attached.