I spent much of this warm summer day at my daughter’s house, cutting down trees. Now, as you might expect, that’s not a natural activity for CR Garden Joe—we had five mature trees in our yard when we moved in, and now have more than 30 trees thanks to my obsession with all things tree.
But this yard and garden were overdone with rogue volunteer trees—maples and walnuts and mulberries against the foundation or growing through a garden. So, out they came. What song mood does that put me in? Well …. Since I was a teen in the the ‘70s and do indeed have several Jethro Tull albums: