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How to winter-prune gooseberries and redcurrants


Learn how to winter prune gooseberries and redcurrants in Monty's video guide, including advice on achieving the best shape, increasing airflow, promoting new growth and deterring pests such as sawfly.

Do it: winter

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draycott 18/06/2012 at 16:29

The video was about pruning out canker, not gooseberries!

bigphil 21/06/2012 at 12:05

I agree! Please will someone change the4 link! My goosberries are running riot!


Random Mike 04/01/2014 at 00:42

no rewatch it most is on subject canker bit is an aside at the very end

HelenMay 13/02/2015 at 09:22

So often in gardening programmes the cameraman doesn't focus on the action - here, in the gooseberry pruning video, we saw a few quick snips of branches, unrelated to the whole bush, and the rest was Monty's head! We don't need to see him talk - we can hear him. We need to see the technique. The redcurrant bush was better - but too quick to really understand what he was doing. The canker was good!!