Spring in 2021 and 2022 brought hard and brutal frosts in late March. Overnight temperatures dropped near single digits and the mercury didn’t rise above freezing for consecutive days. These arctic blasts were unusually late, and all the magnolia trees had already gone to bud when they hit. The tender petals of their satin blossomsContinue reading “Though the Fig Tree Should Not Blossom”
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Every Branch That Does Bear Fruit
Pruning whispers a metaphor every spring, but this year it seemed to grab me by the face and look me directly in the eyes.