Our front yard Robinson flowering crabapple survived its first winter in the Syracuse city neighborhood of Eastwood.
The snow, the cold, the wind, the snow, the snow, the cold … our little beauty is entering its second growing season with us in good health.
I see the buds to prove it. Lots of bus, from down low to the top of this 12-foot, soon-to-be-blushing beauty.
As it grows taller, I stand prouder of the tree that my dear wife Karen and I planted in the middle of our front lawn early last May.
Here’s what I wrote about last year’s first flowering after we put her in the ground following our adventurous little trip up the road from Lowes with the top sticking out the passenger side window.
Do you walk around your yard and take stock of the progress of your favorite plants, bushes and trees? What is your best garden buddy?