Flowering Plum

In early spring the flowering plum suddenly changes from it’s winter camouflage of brown twigs into clouds of pink petals.  This tree is responsible for turning winter into spring.   It’s one of the first trees to flower and fill the month of March with color.  Bright and beautiful color that we have yearned for and dreamed of during the long dark months.  I like … Continue reading Flowering Plum

American Idol — The Plants Perform!

This month on American ‘Botanical’ are three wanna-be stars.  These plants have been practicing for years and during this month of March, they finally are ready to sit in the judgement seat.  Have they been rehearsing enough this winter?  Will they forget the lyrics, the root  and stem growth?  Will they show their pitch problems and be all over the place, with no structure or … Continue reading American Idol — The Plants Perform!