Tag: Prunus

Dig These Cherries

One of the first trees to produce fruit in the summer is the delicious and nutritious cherry tree. Lucky for us the prunus is a native species and appropriate choice to plant in much of Ontario, including London and Middlesex county. So bring on the cherry pies, cherry turnovers, cherry cheesecake and cherries jubilee. Today we… Read more »

Cherry Blossom Season

The leafless cherry, Old as a toothless woman, Blooms in flowers, Mindful of its youth. Haiku by Matsuo Basho Cherry Blossom Trees The cherry blossom tree is a symbol of Spring and representative of the ephemeral nature of life. It also is synonymous with the beauty of Japan, its native land. The Sakura, as the Japanese… Read more »