Helen's Garden Renovation Project

Monday 16 April 2007

Cherry trees I have known and loved

Filed under: Progress — Helen @ 8:28 pm

I took a picture of my cherry tree from an upstairs window on 5th April 2007, just as it was beginning to get going. I thought I would be able to take a better picture later on, when it was in full flower, but sadly, this was as good as it got.

My cherry tree

My neighbours’ cherry trees are much better. Here is a lovely pink one.

Pink Cherry Tree

And here is another lovely pink one, except I don’t think it’s a cherry. I think it’s a crab.

Possibly a crab tree

Here is a close up of the possible crab tree.

Possible crab tree close up

Even the cherry tree about twenty yards away, on the communal ground outside my house, has done better, and I think it is exactly the same make as mine.

If I hadn’t done all that digging at the front, I would not have the first idea why my cherry tree has been so feeble, but now I have seen how much rubble it was having to contend with, I don’t think it is feeble at all. It is a very brave and determined tree. I am hoping that now the rubble has gone, it will be able to be brave and determined about producing lots of flowers.

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