WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Unlikely

Unlikely New Growth Two or three years ago a dead tree fell into one of our crape myrtle trees and split the trunk in two.  We assumed the crape myrtle would not make it, but last year new branches sprouted from the top.  Yesterday I noticed new growth coming from the actual split in the…

Struggling

Our once-so-beautiful mimosa tree is struggling to survive.  Planted 20 years ago behind our house, it now is being crowded out by other trees.  Mimosas usually do not grow very tall, but ours is quite tall and spindly, trying to reach the sunlight that is year-by-year being blocked by other vegetation. The broad, oblong leaves…