Our first 25 rootstocks of Cabernet Sauvignon have been planted!
Saturday 5/19 was a landmark day. We got the irrigation system up and running and nestled these beautiful little guys into the earth. They are planted, protected, and no longer parched.
25 down… 175 to go.
early morning Conejo Valley fog
water! planting is officially a "go"
planting materials all lined up and ready for action
opening the first bundle of rootstock
placing the first rootstock into the prepared soil
position, fill, tamp, protect, stabilize, insert emitters
25 down... 175 to go
the view from the top of the protective grow tube