Covered the cherry trees

I was just outside covering the cherry trees I planted last year.  They are doing quite well this year and are already flowering thanks to this very early spring we are having this year.

However, a forecasted low of 36 is awfully close to freezing and I don’t want to take any chances that those blossoms will drop off.  I threw a sheet over each tree which should keep them a few degrees warmer than the outside air.

Fingers crossed!

2 responses to this post.

  1. They were fine. They are showing one oddity however… one of the trees has about 200 blossoms and the other has, literally, 5 blossoms. Hopefully one has just grown a little stronger than the other over the last year.


  2. Posted by Leslie on April 12, 2010 at 8:54 pm

    Maybe we need to add eggshells…


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