Category Archives: Tree following

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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Tree following, January 2020

Liz – My choice for this year is a white oak (Quercus alba),  as my mother had said in her later years that she wanted to come back as an oak tree!  Last year I went ahead and donated this … Continue reading

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Tree following, December 2019

Liz –  A month ago today I opened my curtains here in Lexington, Kentucky to see the witch hazel looking like this!  It was pretty but thankfully didn’t last long. The blooms continue to delight as seen below. Both branches … Continue reading

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Tree following, November 2019

Liz – This is the now flowering Witch hazel in my garden here in Lexington, Kentucky.  I think that it’s quite an extraordinary sight when the flowers, looking like little strips of yellow ribbon,  appear at this time of year.  … Continue reading

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Tree following, October 2019

Liz – There has been a drought here in Lexington, Kentucky for the past six weeks so it’s not surprising that my Witch Hazel has shown signs of stress.  It was the driest and hottest  September on record. Once the … Continue reading

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Tree following, September 2019

  Liz – A couple of days ago I was lucky to see, and photograph, this Monarch butterfly on the Witch Hazel here in my garden in Lexington, Kentucky.       I love the canopy of shade that this … Continue reading

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Tree following, August 2019

There has been little change with either tree so it’s a rather brief post this month. Liz – Here in Lexington, Kentucky the aphid galls on the witch hazel in my garden that I mentioned last month have now all … Continue reading

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