Fir, Hemlock and Spruce Tips

It is May and I am bedazzled by the lime-green tips emerging from evergreen trees.   I have been waiting patiently.  First the tiny brown buds, tight fists at the tips of branches.  Slowly they swell, and then papery brown coating falls away in wind or rain, revealing tender nubs of baby needles.  Now they are … Continue reading Fir, Hemlock and Spruce Tips