W and X are for…

Willow

Willow

In my garden there are many trees.  One of the most interesting is this corkscrew willow tree.  Unfortunately, as you can see, back in May when this photo was taken, much of this tree was dying.  This last week the tree was chopped down and became and X-willow:

X-Willow tree

X-Willow tree

I am sad to lose this tree.  The garden looks different, rather bare:

Back garden sans willow

Back garden sans willow

And I will no longer have the opportunity for pictures like this one:

Iced Tree Feb 2007

Iced Tree Feb 2007

At least I don’t have to worry about branches falling on the fence and damaging my neighbors’ property:

Tree last month

Tree last month

I hope to get 3 -4 apple trees and a flowering cherry to fill along the back fence.  That should make up for the loss of the willow tree.

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