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Sunday, June 20, 2010


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I got to the end of this post and uttered out loud "oh dear"; I hadn't expected it after the happy outcome with the blooming Stewartia. A delicate dwarf crabapple instead? that should be very hardy.

Lisa at Greenbow

It doesn't look very healthy from here. Our Forest Pansy was ripped in two during a vicious wind storm. It is trying to survive. I wanted to take it out but my DB wants to let it go until it gives up. So we have. It is quite the trooper.

Barbara H.

OK, this is too sad and too soon. I know it has struggled, but this last winter was so difficult everywhere. I think the Redbud needs one more year. Go out in a loving, peaceful state of mind, put your hands on it, tell it out loud you love it, and send love straight from your heart through your hands to it for as long as it feels needed, or until you need to stop. That's my 2 cents.

Deborah at Kilbourne Grove

My cercis (not Forest Pansy) did the same thing this year, although it has only been planted for 4 years. I cannot believe how fast it is regrowing, I will wait until after July 4th to do any serious pruning on it. I wonder what was going on this year?


Barbara — I think the redbud has already recognized our concern because it does seem to be rousing itself, at least on the live branches.

Deborah — The speed of the new growth is amazing. Suddenly there seem to be little branches shooting up everywhere. The pruning will leave some big stumps but if the tree survives they will eventually be hidden.

Barbara H.

Thanks for the encouraging update. I'll be keeping my fingers crossed for it - and sending healing thoughts its way!

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