Pruning time means spring is getting closer

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Posted: January 21, 2013

Juan Carlo Garcia of Stephens City prunes an apple tree at Rinker Orchards near Stephens City on Friday. The trees are trimmed every 2-3 years to promote new growth, a stronger fruit bud and bigger fruit. With thousands of trees at the orchard, the pruning job will last through mid-March. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)



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