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Rain pauses

Rain pauses the garden to think

each leaf attuned to the hesitancy

of delicate drops paddling down

since dawn. A pear tree reflects

on last spring’s shower and opens… 26 more words


A Hopeful Orchard & Another Kitchen Update

Spring is on its way, and we’ve been busy here at our place. Two weeks ago we planted our first fruit tree together—hopefully many more trees will follow soon! 566 more words


Nor'easter of March 2018

Nor’easter of March 2018.

Actually, we’ve had 2 March nor’easters. The second one, on March 7, hit this area hard with around 16″ of heavy snow, but no wind, thank heaven. 716 more words


Requiem for a Pear Tree

A noble pear tree, it reached a height of 22m and a girth of 2.7m when measured in October 2007. It was felled in September 2017 when in full leaf and crop because its main trunk was deemed unsafe. 993 more words


Westgate Revisited (and how to get there)

Now that Oxford’s Westgate shopping centre has been open a few months it was time to pay another visit. Actually I have visited the new Westgate several times now but last week was the first time by car. 666 more words


1st Day of Christmas 2017

On the 1st day of Christmas my true dog gave to me…

…a Georgie in a pear(less) tree!

5 essential ... trees for spring blossom

Nothing lifts flagging winter spirits like the first signs of blossom on the boughs, the clouds of pink and white that follow bringing with them the first true promise of spring and a new gardening year. 790 more words

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