While many of the larger trees around the farm have yet to open their leaves, the old linden tree has a head start with early spring blossoms. You may remember our earlier explorations of this old tree back in the late winter.
I was unsure as to what to expect from a linden tree, having never seen one before (at least, not that I recall specifically). It seems as though I learned a while back that linden means lime… but this is most certainly NOT a lime tree.
Right now all we have are the tiny “flowers,” and I’m sure that the leaves will follow in a few weeks. These blossoms are not at all what I expected, but they are wonderful none the less!
I have this feeling that the big trees need a solid, steady, two-week-long rain in order to push those leaves out. Of course, I could be projecting...
Bring on the rain!!!