Tag: potatura dell’olivo

Spring 2019 in the Riviera Ligure olive grove

After a season of hard work, spring is the time of ritual yearly farming operations. Special care is dedicated to interventions which can help prevent the biennial “high yield/low yield” dichotomy – manuring and pruning once more prove essential for…

The olive grove of the Riviera Ligure: from the soil to the dining table

The DOP Riviera Ligure Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Protection Consortium becomes a farmer. Or rather, an olive grower. To prove that it is not enough to protect, but that you need to know how to produce and communicate. In other words, the Consortium…

Pruning

Pruning the olive grove: why olive tree have to be pruned After fertilization, olive trees need to be pruned. Olive tree bears fruit on branches that are two years old. New fruit branches always grow on the part closest to…