Still learning
Tuesday April 26th 2016, 10:28 pm
Filed under: Garden,Wildlife

I was thinning the Fuji apple tree–a task I have never had to do before, but this year for the first time the tree is loaded–when I learned that a cluster is more connected within itself than to the tree, so instead of reducing three to one I suddenly had none of thoseĀ particular ones for September.


The tiny ones at the bottom are from the year-oldĀ columnar apple, which started off with nearly as many apples as leaves. I figure one for us, one for the neighbor, one for backup and that’s plenty for the little thing to have to do for now.

Meantime, with all the yarns I’ve plied on my wheel of late, still this silk leaped out of my stash and onto the needles for now. I figure it has its reasons.

2 Comments so far
Leave a comment

Maybe you could pass them off as quince?

Comment by LynnM 04.27.16 @ 10:49 am

I did not know this about apple trees! However, I am certain that the silk knows what it is doing…Knit On, Alison!

Comment by Pam 04.27.16 @ 12:18 pm

Leave a comment
Line and paragraph breaks automatic, e-mail address never displayed, HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>