Ambulating about MuRefuge I am struck by how early all the plants are blooming. The plum, apricot and peach trees have already completed their blossoming with the apple trees now in full flower. The coddling moth traps have been placed in these trees to minimize infestation of our apples.
|One of the Pink Pearl apple trees adorned with her coddling moth|
trap (in the red box). In the background is the already
leaved out Buckeye tree which will soon be in full
flower attracting her pollinators.
And soon the Wild Garden lettuce interplanted with the Tristar strawberry plants will be ready for salad making.
As some of you are still experiencing frozen ground, remember Mother Earth is awakening and soon Spring flowers will follow. For others of you, record heat is upon you already and Spring time a distant memory. Here at MuRefuge we are celebrating all the early flowering.
In celebration of Spring may we all