07 September 2012
There are so many young trees that we've planted around the property and each one needs a little tender loving care. If I've been away for a few days or get home from work well after dark, I like to take a walk around and check on each one, looking for small changes and signs of health. On the weekend, they get some water and a bit more mulch if they need it. As we are trying to create a food forest on our swales, I'm constantly planting new trees, either ones I've grown from seeds or I buy trees that I don't yet have to make sure there's lots of diversity. So here's how they are all going at the moment. This is a malabar chestnut where I'm trying to join the planting in the space between the second and third swale.
And next to it is this little mulberry