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A tree named Lazarus.

Posted by Big John on May 13, 2017

A few weeks ago a gardener, who was erecting a fence for a neighbour, asked me if I wanted this old dead fruit tree …

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… cut down as he was in the process of clearing some land bordering our properties. I said that I would think about it, but then decided to keep it.

Six weeks later, and …

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  Even the top most bare stump …

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… is springing back to life.

 So, to borrow a little Cockney rhyming slang would you…

…  “Adam and Eve” it ?


4 Responses to “A tree named Lazarus.”

  1. Rummuser said


  2. Kylie said

    Not dead! Sleeping!
    I like the biblical theme with Lazarus, Adam & Eve

  3. ginnie said

    I wish I’d been given a choice. I have a few huge trees out front but the electric company did their thing (without my knowing it) and I came home to a mess. It will be years to get them back like they were. (BTW: Thanks for your last comment. I have no idea why you couldn’t get on mine.)

  4. joared said

    Sounds like rejuvenation to me. Hope that happens to my holly bush the drought seemed to get.

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