Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Picking the Blossoms

With utmost care Steve pruned away on the apricot tree...
oblivious to the fact that
the little boy below him under the tree
was just as meticulously picking each blossom bud off the branches...
Ah, the things we learn in life.
Did you know that bud and blossom precede fruit?
There must be a spiritual lesson in that.
He was a blushing when he learned the truth. Apricots are his favorite fruit.

I sort of hesitate to show you the next step in the greenhouse building,
'cause I'm thinking you might not understand what we're doing...
but since we don't really know ourselves,
here's the latest:

Some of our ideas are working and some are not.
Regardless, the day is shot.

1 comment:

  1. We used these mettle bracket thingys to attach the plastic to our metal frame and they work really well. I can't think of what they are called, and no one else in the house remembers but we got them off the internet... and if you want I can take some pictures of it and send them to you so you can see how they work... :-)