Thursday, 10 October 2013

Time to trim the Mulberry tree ...

Today was the day of the annual tree trim, at Taverna Alexandros ...

Our friendly butcher from Tries Hieraches square, got to work this morning, with surgical precision.

Pork Chop Pork Cutlet Spare Ribs ...
Next year the Pork Chops will be this big...
A section of Mulberry prepared for recycling this winter ...
The tree has to be trimmed every year, otherwise it will tear itself apart. Now this year I am not the recipient of the wood, however all the branches are stored to one side. These the locals take and use for kindling for their woodburners and stoves ...

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2 comments:

  1. The tree was looking good in late May this year so those guys know what they are doing.

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    1. A mulberrry can be hacked back to the trunk, and the following year its a mass of shoots again. The tree is 'pollarded' every year and you see the result each summer ...

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