Dear readers, bloggers, gardeners and artists and writers, at last it’s raining.
Saplings in the summer. To prune or eradicate?
The leaves have begun to grow back after I replanted this tree in the middle of a very hot spell.
The addition of the saplings to this corner of the garden has bought a regular visitor; a robin. There used to be a pair. I suspect the female is nesting close by. I haven’t been quick enough to get a photograph, but the smaller sapling which didn’t need the heavy pruning is just the right width for the birds to fly to before they dig up the worms. I expect they’ve enjoyed the regular softening of the earth.