As I promised earlier, this is the update from Felton League.

Felton League


If it continues with the healthy growth it exhibited after a seemingly slow start last year, the still small Memorial Tree of Felton Covered Bridge Park should be happy now, in its fifth season. It was pruned, groomed and relieved of weeds last Friday. Its first dose of fertilizer will be applied today, before fresh new foliage starts to develop. New binding should remain until autumn.

The last update for the Memorial Tree was on August 10. An update regarding its horticultural concerns posted earlier this morning on my other blog, where this post will be reblogged to. This little tree has certainly been through some difficult times. It is gratifying to see that it is recovering and doing well. As it grows, it becomes more resilient and less susceptible to damage.

The Memorial Tree is actually the fourth tree to be planted on its spot since Felton Covered…

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3 thoughts on “March 22, 2020 – Memorial Tree Update

    1. Oh, so am I. I know that those who maintain the Park are already overworked. This summer, I might ask to prune the five original oaks that are shading the parking lot now. It is too early now as they are foliating. If not this summer, I could do it next winter. They need to be elevated and structure pruned.

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