After more than a week and a half of day and night time temperatures 20 to 25 degrees above normal, many fruit trees will be ‘nipped’ in the bud next week when temperatures return to our more normal February temperatures.
A few apple, cherry, peach and pear trees have been fooled into budding and blooming a full 45-60 days early this year. Tiny Garden’s ‘normal’ frost/freeze date is the 10th of April.
Bamboo update: Bamboo planted last December is looking pretty good. It has survived our coldest weather of the year with only a few freeze damaged leaf’s.
Son-n-law (Monday) dug and transplanted 3 or 4 Sea cane roots to form a wind break protecting his back(north) door from our cold north and northwest winds.
Mmmmm… I’m not sure but locally it is called sea(see) cane, however I really think it is Arundinaria a bamboo native to the Americas and not a true cane species.
Be it cane or bamboo it grows 8 to 15 feet tall with a nice decorative late summer bloom and will form a dense clump of 1 to 1 1/4 diameter canes.
Window bracket and Hummingbird feeders.
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