Brush Rake & Burning Brush

Larry brought up his brush rake to push the brush from our orchard into burn piles. You can’t see it from here but the entire orchard is full of brush from pruning. Larry on the tractor, Ken & Daniel with the brush rake. Detail of the brush rake. This one...

Burning Brush

We’re late getting the brush out of the orchard. We burn the prunings and we got one pile burned today. This is the view down the orchard. Still not much grass! Desert Weyr Farm...

Winter Pruning

The west side of the orchard has been completely pruned this year and a majority of the east side has also been pruned. For some of the trees it has been nearly 20 years since they were pruned last. There is a huge amount of brush and wood. We’re trading the...

More Burning Brush

Ken, Larry and I burned another 2 piles of brush today. It was a lovely day. Ken putting out small grass fires in the dry old pasture. Larry using his tractor to push the brush up on to the pile. We got almost all of the brush out of the east side of the orchard....

Burning Brush

Today we started the spring brush burning. All the prunings from the trees need to get burned. Larry had a large pile made and Ken burned it today. There is still a lot out in the orchard and we’ll have several burn piles but at least we got started. Desert Weyr...