Grapes.

A bit misleading – more just vines than grapes. My grapes are plagued with mildew every year I’m sure they would grow if they weren’t so diseased year after year. So here it is really trying. As with last year, it will probably lose all its leaves to mildew soon. I don’t know what to…

Grape trellis looking good but no signs of grapes

I guess I’m not going to get any grapes this year as i believe they are supposed to be popping out of the leaf axial. Leaves look full and healthy though and hopefully I can manage the vines to wrap around the trellis this year so it will be ready for bountiful bunches of grapes…

Trellis Grape Vine pruning and reshaping

This was my container growing grapes this year so far until last week… I saw this beautiful post about grape vines in containers and it inspired me to reshape my own grape vine. I found a cage style support which seemed better than my home made flat trellis so I tried to be brutal and…

Trellis Flame Grape bursting out of dormancy

I thought my grape may not have made it. Towards the end of summer, he lost all his leaves in a nasty way. Look like they just were not healthy and all slowly fell off. Other grapes in the neighbourhood appeared to be doing great and still had their leaves for a couple a months…

Training Red Flame Grape on Trellis

It may not look like it but I took a long time getting this…. To look like this…. I repotted to a 7 gallon tall container from it’s original 1 gallon pot. I had bought a new 10″ pot for it originally but when I saw the crazy roots in the 1gallon pot, I realized…

New container fruit. Red Flame Grapes

I couldn’t resist. This red flame grape plant is from Home Depot. Was only $7. I love the asymmetrical look too. Looks kind of windswept and Japanese-esque. Now I will have to read about how to look after it! I believe grapes usually grow on vines but the label for this plant says “bush”. So…