Dogwood Days Full Bloom

A Dogwood tree will never grow on your lot I was told when we built our new  home a couple of years ago. So, being a little bit contrarian, I rescued a Cherokee Red Dogwood from Lowes Garden Center for $7 after gardening season. You do not plant Dogwoods in the fall and expect them to survive the winter, especially in a high wind zone. But I did. It was pretty scruffy looking last year but this year the nurturing is blooming dividends.

From earlier this spring.

 

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16 thoughts on “Dogwood Days Full Bloom

    1. the Ordinary Hiker Post author

      Thank you, you are very kind with your comment. If it’s a gift it must be used, to used it must be practiced, to be practiced it must be studied and so I am rewarded. One simple day at a time.

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  1. dunelight

    I love Dogwood. I planted a Kousa…I thought the spot was shady enough..but it was not..I dug it up and gave it to a friend who’s property backs a dune wood. Thank you for saving that exquisite tree. Such red!

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