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Unseasonable activity?

  • KEVIN GUTTING<br/>Robert Fitz prunes a 30-year-old Ginger Gold dwarf apple tree in the orchard at Small Ones Farm in Amherst on Wednesday. February is prime time to prune apple and pear trees despite the cold temperatures and deep snow pack. Fitz says that another snowfall would actually make it easier to reach the higher branches - once he dons a pair of snowshoes.

    KEVIN GUTTING
    Robert Fitz prunes a 30-year-old Ginger Gold dwarf apple tree in the orchard at Small Ones Farm in Amherst on Wednesday. February is prime time to prune apple and pear trees despite the cold temperatures and deep snow pack. Fitz says that another snowfall would actually make it easier to reach the higher branches - once he dons a pair of snowshoes. Purchase photo reprints »

  • KEVIN GUTTING<br/>Unseasonable activity?<br/>Robert Fitz of Small Ones Farm in Amherst prunes a 30-year-old Ginger Gold dwarf apple tree in one of his orchards on Wednesday. Even with the cold temperatures and deep snow pack, February is prime time to prune apple and pear trees. Fitz says that another snowfall - combined with a pair of snowshoes - could actually make it easier for him to reach the higher branches.

    KEVIN GUTTING
    Unseasonable activity?
    Robert Fitz of Small Ones Farm in Amherst prunes a 30-year-old Ginger Gold dwarf apple tree in one of his orchards on Wednesday. Even with the cold temperatures and deep snow pack, February is prime time to prune apple and pear trees. Fitz says that another snowfall - combined with a pair of snowshoes - could actually make it easier for him to reach the higher branches. Purchase photo reprints »

  • KEVIN GUTTING<br/>Robert Fitz prunes a 30-year-old Ginger Gold dwarf apple tree in the orchard at Small Ones Farm in Amherst on Wednesday. February is prime time to prune apple and pear trees despite the cold temperatures and deep snow pack. Fitz says that another snowfall would actually make it easier to reach the higher branches - once he dons a pair of snowshoes.
  • KEVIN GUTTING<br/>Unseasonable activity?<br/>Robert Fitz of Small Ones Farm in Amherst prunes a 30-year-old Ginger Gold dwarf apple tree in one of his orchards on Wednesday. Even with the cold temperatures and deep snow pack, February is prime time to prune apple and pear trees. Fitz says that another snowfall - combined with a pair of snowshoes - could actually make it easier for him to reach the higher branches.

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