Gardening and Landscaping on the shore of Lake Michigan in Zone 4 - Zone 5. The special circumstances, needs and assets, for lake area gardening. Blogs to cover ongoing gardening and plantings, developments and issues, special plants. This is a photo journal of gardening as a hobby, shared with those of like mind.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
The Tree 2015 #2
This is the second in the series – The Tree – Scotch Pine
In the posting last month
(February), some of the basic information on this special tree was written:
when planted, where planted, why planted, plant information and special design
and trim information, etc.
The Scotch Pine in its full "glory".
This month, special attention is being
paid to the bark of the Scotch Pine.Look at the texture and color.Those are attributes that add interest to this pine here at
the Gardens at Waters East.Since it is located in the Asian Patio Garden where the dinning
table in that patio is so close to the tree – visitors get to see up close the
beauty and interesting patterns of the trunk of this Scotch Pine.
The only pinecone on the tree this winter.
The same area - before the Scotch Pine was planted.
This is a photo taken this afternoon - March 7, 2015
As the Spring and Summer
progress, you will see the numerous and various planting that cluster about the
base of this tree and surrounding area.Photos of these plants will be in upcoming postings.
For now, enjoy the detail of the
NOTE:All photos use in this
posting were taken on the property of Gardens
at Waters East
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– is what it here.It is what it
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