New Year, new shoots

A fruit tree  in the field next door was somewhat mercilessly ‘pruned’ (massacred!) a few months ago.  One could feel the pain.  But, encouraged by the mild weather in the second half of 2014, the tree has valiantly fought back and has produced a prolific number of sturdy, burgeoning young shoots that, in a chaotic way, form an attractive spectacle.   This picture is really an act of celebration!

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6 responses to “New Year, new shoots

  1. It’s good to be able to see it that way! Some workers did the same to Rhododendrons at the edge of a driveway here, and I was amazed at how quickly the new shoots began to cover the horror.

  2. Go for it! … I am wishing the tree well 🌳🌳🌳

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