It’s been far too long since I last posted about the plot trees but there really has been very little to report.
I keep trimming the hawthorn to keep it in bounds as it is a very spiky tree. Sadly it didn’t flower back in the spring but I’m hopeful that now that it’s bigger, and more mature, that it will next year. Although I keep an eye on it I’ve yet to see any wildlife on it apart from the robin.
The plum tree has grown considerably and is now around six feet tall. Growing where it does, through the patio pallet, I now have to go round it to reach the shed. Like the hawthorn I’ve seen no wildlife on it.
There are several very small oak trees which have probably grown from acorns buried by jays or, more likely, squirrels. This is the smallest, being just a few inches tall, but thanks to it’s distinctive leaves it is unmistakably an Oakley. If left to grow then it would eventually emulate this magnificent oak.
As we head into autumn all three will lose their leaves, and I shall hopefully do my next post about them towards the end of the year.
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