The power of trees

On December 30th of last year, our river maples in the front yard were in full-color bloom –


December 30, 2018

On March 5th the leaves are starting anew –


March 5, 2019

You see leaves but what you’re really witnessing is the raw power of a tree. In less than sixty days the old leaves fell and new leaves established themselves.


These two river maples were started from seeds from other maples in our backyard – we transplanted them at about the two-year point in their lives. They should add some significant height this year as we’ve had a super wet Winter so far.

Camera: Samsung Galaxy S8+

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