Tree Following July 2021 - let's go round again

There I was in June being all excited by the plethora of quinces adorning Quince Major and Quince Minor.  Unlike a bird in the bush being worth two in the hand, a quince on the bush turns into several in the hand which at this time of year is not a good thing.

Yes, they, almost to a quince, dropped off.  Leaving this two quinces on Quince Major. 
and this not too healthy looking one on Quince Minor.  I held my breath as I inspected it in case it blew away.

As I stood there, a little deflated I noticed.....

a bud.....

and then a flower.....

then another flower...................

I assume this is a reaction to the late frosts.  Both Major and Minor have had a blossom or two appear.  Will they become quincelets?

Time will tell.

(p.s. I hope the title has provided an ear worm, if not, find song then hum it constantly - I am not showing my age ...... much ......)

Thanks as ever to Squirrelbasket for stewarding this forest of followed trees.  More can be found here.

Stay safe and be kind.

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  1. Pretty flowers. Bizarre year for weather!
    I have to admit I had to look up your ear-worm suggestion. Although I know the Average White Band I don't recall that particular song. However, it made me think of Carly Simon's Coming Around Again so that will be my annoying ear-worm of the day instead...
    Thanks for continuing your long vigil.
    All the best :)

    1. Now you have me humming Carly Simon songs :)

  2. The story continues! Good luck little quincelets, even if they don't develop into fruit the flowers are very pretty.

  3. A veritable rollercoaster of emotions. Let's hope some more quincelets are forthcoming!

  4. I've still got my fingers crossed. xx


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