Friday, May 11, 2012

When the flower dies


As much as I love a cherry blossom..
it is the cherry that I look forward to most.
The petals have blown away...
and some of the stems will drop off without a purpose.

The ones that remain...
will begin to swell at the end of the stem.
That...my friends is a baby cherry.

A baby cherry is good.
I'll keep you posted on that baby cherry.

all for now...


11 comments:

  1. Do we get together every day to coordinate blog posts? Not that I have a cherry tree or anything... Blessed you!

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  2. We need to plant some fruit trees, I would ♥ to have them growing right now! Childhood memory eating them off the tree...

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  3. Our cherry tree is still in full blossom and the apple trees are just coming into blossom. I am praying that there are some bees out in our little orchard, as last year was marginally better than the one before. The mite problem as hit Island bees hard.

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  4. All's well when the flower dies...and the baby cherry begins to form...and the new leaves look mighty healthy.

    We have a red sunset maple, where the flowers died...and the new leaves never opened. One fair-sized tree (in a row of many) stands guard quite lifeless this spring. What to do?

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  5. Cherry pie....or just for picking, I know those little fruits will be enjoyed.

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  6. Cherries, something to look forward to. I'll be waiting on our pears, apples, and blueberries...
    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  7. Cherries are some of my favorite fruits. I'm not sure if it is actually the cherry or just because it is red. I tend to choose the color red in anything from food to shoes.

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  8. A cherry tree - how wonderful! Have a wonderful Mother's Day weekend Lovella!

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  9. Sing Neil Diamond's song "Cherry Cherry" to them...see if they become wild cherries.

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  10. Is this the tree you gave one more year? It's looking good!

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  11. I'd love to have a cherry tree in my yard, or any fruit tree for that matter. I do have a fig tree growing in alrge pot and I get about 150 figs in late summer...they are so good!

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Thank you!