The moss around her roots was scraped off and a top dressing of fertilizer added. She seems to have liked the care as blossoms are just beginning to unfurl.
A mason bee box has been added to the garden to help with pollination.
The grass in the meadow is being left undisturbed for other pollinators.
The tree and her sister are at the far end of this tree shrouded meadow. In this picture they are enjoying a few hours of morning sun which unfortunately is all they get.
Next month I will be in England. My little tree and the rest of the garden, and the cat, will be in the care of a nine yr old boy. Fingers, and paws, crossed.