JAPANESE MAPLE: CEE’S FLOWER OF THE DAY IS A LEAF – Marilyn Armstrong

Japanese Maple - FOTD – 05/24/19 We had a couple of truly lovely days, so I took some pictures. I should have taken more pictures, but for at least a part of the day, I was helping trim the garden. We have a ground cover that has taken over the fence to the degree that … Continue reading JAPANESE MAPLE: CEE’S FLOWER OF THE DAY IS A LEAF – Marilyn Armstrong

OH GLORIOUS JAPANESE MAPLE – Marilyn Armstrong

Japanese Maple Tree - FOTD – November 8, 2018 When all the other maple trees are bare and almost all of the oak leaves have fallen, suddenly, my Japanese maple tree lit up like a neon sign. I have had this tree since I brought it home from Maryland in a bucket. It was not … Continue reading OH GLORIOUS JAPANESE MAPLE – Marilyn Armstrong

JAPANESE MAPLE – FROM BABY TO TEENAGER

The Japanese maple in our garden came home in our car from its birthplace in Maryland. It was just a sprig, planted in a bucket. Eleven years later … It’s a real tree now. Not entirely grown up. More like a leggy adolescent. But still, it's a long way from its bucket days. Because so … Continue reading JAPANESE MAPLE – FROM BABY TO TEENAGER