[NAFEX] Grape Arbor

Pat Meadows pat at containerseeds.com
Fri Aug 5 16:12:45 EDT 2005

On Fri, 05 Aug 2005 19:34:53 +0000, you wrote:

>I never quite understood how removal of leaves would help grapes to ripen, 
>wine grapes or otherwise.  Isn't it leaves which produce the carbohydrates 
>which cause the fruit to ripen?  So doesn't the vine want all the 
>leaves-per-cluster possible?
>tc, s.WI, might harvest more grapes if area had fewer raccoons

Maybe you could switch to harvesting raccoons!  Raccoon
stew, anyone?  

Pat (sorry, couldn't help myself.....)
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