Brace yourselves, readers. Some bad news about the flor de mayo in our center courtyard. After two years of struggle, it’s kicked the bucket. We haven’t removed it yet, but it’s a goner. Its hollow branches weren’t even strong enough to hold LED lights at Christmas. The ground cover demanded lots of water, and the tree drowned in it, according to one theory. Whatever happened, the courtyard wasn’t a happy place for our flor.
This was heartbreaking, because we really loved it, and we had gotten used to seeing how [Read more…]