He had recently mowed it and it looked great.
|This picture is from April and was snapped from almost the same place as the photo above.|
I sprayed between the trees.
|This crop will break the branch. I need to remove about 1/3 off the end of this limb.|
|Three-quarters of the top of this apple tree was removed.|
|This is what it looked like on May 9.|
|This is what it looked like after it was pruned.|
|This is what it looked like before it was pruned.|
|A seven foot tall Turk's Cap Lily standing in the sun.|
Most farmers used to "hog out" swamps and swales to kill off the snakes. That practice was devastating to plants like Turk's Cap Lily. TCL has a large bulb that the hogs gobbled right up. As an ornamental, the TCL cannot hold a candle to most of the modern hybrids, but it lightened my heart to see three of them hanging on in an out-of-the-way low spot.