Last year the apple and crab-apple trees in this area failed almost completely. This year not so much

Intermezzo: the skunk just walked past…oh my God!

Windows now closed.

Anyway, lovely smelling apple trees here:


You can see, bottom right, a bit of white? That is a new apple tree, one of the two Golden Delicious that we just planted. The non-blooming one actually, finally, has a few blossoms and is a Prairie Spy. Up by the kitchen there is a Spigold. To the left is the Wolf River. Not visible is the big old McIntosh. Also not visible is the white crabapple.

The little bit of pink is an azalea.

For scale that building is a perfectly good story and a half.

Where IS that skunk?!