Apple blossoms for May Day

The apple trees are flowering, and I can’t get enough of how pretty the blossoms are. They begin as red dots that swell to round buds with a pink blush. Both the Macintosh and the Egremont Russet trees that I planted last spring are now opening white flowers. As for the crabapple trees, they are […]

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Crabapples multiply

While the apple trees I planted this year are still establishing themselves, the crabapple that inspired me is fruiting. Several handfuls worth. I guess keeping the weeds off the tree work. The crapapples look like big, hard cherries hanging in their clusters. Thing is, since crabapples are so tart, how do I know when they’re […]

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