This is the time of year when those pruning clippers and saws in the workshop start looking very attractive again. It’s such a great joy to go out in the cold and prune a tree in the late afternoon wind as a crescent moon or the first stars burn through the high, thin air. Here’s a tip, before you go out:
Domestic and Wild Cherry Trees Along the Gray Canal Trail
A common Okanagan sight. The domestic cherry tree on the left is trying hard to become like the wild cherry tree on the right, but keeps getting a bit of human assistance along the way.
Tomorrow: ice wine update.