This apple tree is the centerpiece of my zen garden. A small circular walk leads around its graceful limbs and twisted trunks. In the afternoon its shades my stone patio and lounge. It provides interest in the north part of my yard. In 2021 it produced so many yummy fruits I couldn’t use them all.… Continue reading The apple tree is damaged during a trim
A spring storm in Colorado covers an apple blossom in snow; hardening off indoor grown seedlings; and how to warm a mini-greenhouse at night.
I’ve had this miniture apple tree for some time now, a volunteer from the large tree beside it. The size of the sapling is perfect for training its growth habit, and I’ve always wanted to try an espaliered tree. Espalier is a way of training a tree in a 2 dimensional form to promote the… Continue reading Espalier Apple Tree