March 31, 2009
the female kiwi vine (michigan state) that i planted last summer died before the snow even hit, and i thought that the male kiwi was a goner for sure. much to my surprise – it’s growing! sprouting optimistic green things on branches i’d written off for kindling. go figure.
didn’t want the vine to be lonely, so purchased two kiwis of the female variety – one rossana and one cordifolia. Hoping they’ll grow to cover an eight-foot stretch of trellis.
The plum tree branches are sprouting like crazy – each grafted variety has different coloured buds.
Even the little blueberry bushes are getting in on the spring action.
Tomorrow is D-Day – i’m off to present our case for renovating to the Board of Variance (adding a partial second floor). If we get the variance, we’ll be building. If we don’t, we’ll be moving. I just want the decision made and over with already – the not-knowing is driving me crazy! a demain…