A popular Instagrammer is showing her followers a special trick to grow bigger grapes, and it involves only one tool: clippers.
In the clip, Dagny Kream (@thecottagepeach), who has a following of 110,000 people, takes us into her garden to show us how she makes the best of her grape vines.
“If you don’t want your grapes to be too small, then you need to do this,” she says.
Kream begins the video by showing viewers exactly what part of the grapevine should be cut off to make sure they grow bigger.
“To prune the clusters we need to do two things,” she says, before going on to show and explain how the process works and how it can apparently give gardeners a greater abundance of large grapes.
How it’s helping
Homeowners may not realize the numerous benefits of growing their own food in their gardens. Let’s begin with the most straightforward advantage: Gardening involves physical activity, which is beneficial for human health.
However, there are additional advantages to consider beyond money and physical well-being. Depending on your location and where you shop, store-bought produce, including grapes, is often wrapped in environmentally harmful plastic.
What everyone’s saying
“I didn’t know this. We gardeners have to be so brutal,” one person wrote.
“Wow! What an incredible tip for a more fruitful harvest! Definitely painful to watch though,” another added.
Another viewer admitted, “This is so interesting. Love this!”
“Soon enough I’ll be making grape jelly,” Dagny Kream, the original poster, wrote in the comments.
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