After the rain showers of the previous evening, Hana and I returned to the tree nurseries today to complete the weeding of the beds, this time in the sunshine.
The good weather made for a leisurely evening and we had an opportunity to speak with Barb, one of the school custodians, about the outdoor classroom summer projects. It's wonderful to have so much interest and support from members of the school community.
One of the trees caught our attention: This tree, and only this one, had attracted dozens of ants to its upper branches. Any ideas as to why, foresters?
All of the white spruce are in great shape and have grown substantially since last fall — we even have a couple of alders that have sprouted, too.
Rain is forecast for the next few days, so we'll pick up again next week, planting out the trees from two of the beds around the constructed wetland, then turning the vacated beds into a vegetable garden in the weeks that follow.
Have a great weekend, everyone!