Crabapples in Bloom!

The crabapple allée is in full bloom and boy, is it gorgeous! The long line of trees are stunning whether you look from the side …

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straight down the middle …

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or up close.

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Last week my friend Tim Doherty came over with his drone camera to give a different point of view.  He launched the camera from a flat piece of cardboard he put on the ground.


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He controlled its speed and direction from his computer,

If you look closely you can see the allée on the computer screen.
If you look closely you can see the allée on the computer screen.

sending it up for a sideways view of the long line of white.

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Centred on the allée, he began to send it up.


He sent it higher….




and higher….



and higher.




Up in the air he made it twist and spin, shooting video that I’ll post another time. He sent it off to the side to show the pink crabapples that mark each end of the allée …




then along to the end near the road.

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Looking back, the camera spotted something white at the end of the line of trees.

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But before we could get a closer look, Tim brought the drone down for a landing.


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What is that bit of white at the end? For a closer look, tune in next week. Or better still, come and visit the garden on July 20 when we open to the public as a fundraiser for the Massawippi Foundation and Conservation Trust.

You can buy your ticket for a morning or afternoon visit by clicking here.

I hope to see you on then.