Tag Archives: crab apples

Springtime blossoms

Springtime has finally arrived in Milwaukee.  Just in time for Memorial Day 🙂 Our crab apple tree is blossoming, although the show this year is a little sparse. I’d forgotten that it seems to have an alternating cycle, producing lots … Continue reading

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Winter Crab Apples (photo)

What’s this?  Up in our tree . . . ?  More crab apples! Remember when I wrote about our crab apple tree last September?  I guess I haven’t spent time in our yard since winter started (brrr!), but I was surprised … Continue reading

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Crab-apple season (photos)

I have mixed feelings about our crab apple.  On the one hand, it’s a beautiful tree, especially covered with soft pink flowers in spring.  But it also dumps piles of fruit on the ground every autumn.  Which the chipmunks love, as you … Continue reading

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