Olive trees pruned

Spring is the time for olive farmers to prune their trees. old olive tree pruned2 24-3-13 Every olive grove is dotted with piles of silver prunings, gathered into heaps ready to be burned on a still day. Sometimes the horizon will be dotted with spirals of pale smoke rising for the burning twigs. olive trees pruned2 15-3-13 The pruning can be quite brutal with entire branches lopped off, leaving the tree trunk and a single thin branch, but new growth soon appears again. olive tree pruned 24-3-13 5 to remember
podar – to prune
la hoguera – bonfire
quema – it burns
el humo – smoke
una espiral – spiral

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