Tag Archives: Tree following

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, May 2020

Liz –  Here in Lexington, Kentucky the weather has been like a roller-coaster over the past few weeks. I took these pictures of the White Oak early this month which show hopeful green leaves and young, shriveled brown ones nipped … Continue reading

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Tree following, April 2020

Liz – here in Lexington, Kentucky my white oak now has leaf buds forming.  These trees are among the last to lose their leaves in the autumn and to grow new ones in the spring. The other picture, taken on … Continue reading

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Tree following, March 2020

  Liz – Here in Lexington. Kentucky spring has started with blue skies and sunshine some days. In the park beyond my White Oak is an installation feature of metal structures which are part of a sensory garden.  They include … 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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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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