Category Archives: Tree following

Tree following, May 2021

Liz – Here in Lexington, Kentucky the Seven-sons tree in my back garden looks to have recovered from the hard pruning it had earlier in the year,  which I mentioned last month.  Lots of new leaves have appeared which I hope … Continue reading

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Tree following, April 2021

Liz – Here in Lexington, Kentucky I had asked the company that trims my trees to do so during February but following the ice storms they were overwhelmed with work clearing away downed trees and limbs so didn’t show up … Continue reading

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Tree following, March 2021

Liz – last month saw three severe winter storms pass across the state leaving the Seven-sons tree in my back garden here in Lexington, Kentucky covered in ice and snow.  These two pictures were taken on February 18th, and in … Continue reading

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Tree following, February 2021

Liz – I recently realized when looking at the Seven-son Flower tree in my back garden here in Lexington, Kentucky that it was in desperate need of a good prune. I’d read up about pruning these trees that late winter … Continue reading

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Tree following, January 2021

Both Liz and myself are tree following again this year and look forward to doing regular monthly posts, between the 7th and 14th,  on the progress of our trees.  Our thanks to Pat, The Squirrelbasket, for continuing to host it, … Continue reading

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Winter wind down

There’s been no discernable changes to Liz’s white oak or my plum tree since last month  so I’m not doing a separate post about them this month.  Thanks to Pat, The Squirrelbasket, for hosting Tree following this year, and if … Continue reading

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Tree following, November 2020

Liz – Last Sunday was a glorious, sunny day here in Lexington, Kentucky so Mary, my daughter, suggested that we go to the park where my white oak is. As I have a bad back at present I sat on … Continue reading

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Tree following, August 2020

Liz –   Further to last month I’m pleased to see that my White Oak, here in Lexington Kentucky, still has plenty of green leaves on it.  It’s also good to see that some new leaves have appeared low down on … Continue reading

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Tree following, July 2020

Liz – Sadly my White Oak here in Lexington, Kentucky is suffering badly from the fungal disease anthracnose. As recommended I’ve put two bags of shredded bark mulch around the base leaving a small, two inch, gap between this and … Continue reading

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Tree following, February 2020

Liz –  There’s been plenty of heavy rain and gale force winds, and even some snow, during the past month here in Lexington, Kentucky and there is little new to report about the White Oak. I’m impressed, and relieved, that … Continue reading

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