What a Difference Six Years Makes

OK, my header for this blog is complete. On the right is the seedling growing from a plum donated by an in-law. In the centre is the plum a few years old. On the left was the plum last spring. Unfortunately, an heavy frost killed off all the flowers and I have no fruit, but maybe next year…

This plum-project has taken six years. From 50 pits I had 30 trees and now a dozen or more are surviving, thriving and sending offshoots. I think it has been worth it just for the sake of the trees, the appearance of my yard and the hope for the future. Such trees can live decades. Think of the bounty for the bees, Earth, me and my descendants. It’s all good.

About Robert Pogson

I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.
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