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Cupressaceae:  Thuja occidentalis
Cedars, 2011
Cedars, 2011
June 18: The plants on the west are doing well but they still have no foliage in their lower parts, as far up as the rabbits ate. The one on the east is dead, leaving 2 spaces.

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April 22: They were severely damaged by rabbits during the winter of deep snow.
December 31: The ones on the west of the row survived.
April 22: They look fine, although the one on the west that gets the most sun has a few reddish bits.
June 23: They look fine.
March 25: They look fine.
September 15: Flourishing. Perhaps it`s because of the drip-irrigation.
April 19: All the cedars, including the new one, look like they’re doing fine, but the new one is bent toward the house.
June 1: Some of the cedars are now showing a little bit of winter-kill.
September 27:Looking very good. I began daily drip irrigation about 6 weeks ago and I feel it has helped.
April 17: All the cedars, including the new one, look like they’re doing fine.
July 4: Doing fine.
August 18: I replaced the dead one with a new one from Rona, $4. I worked compost into its hole. It is mulched with cardboard, coffee grounds, and grass clippings. It is the same height as the 4 older plants, but not nearly as full, which shows that they have grown well this summer.
November 3 They all look fine.
April 4: They all look fine. There is still a bit of snow around them.
May 24: The one nearest the door has some dead branches and the live branches are not the most healthy green. I have started watering it.
June 24: The one nearest the door is quite definitely dead now.
April 11: They seem to have survived the winter well, although one is bent over a bit.
May 12: Ben put stakes in beside 2 of them and tied them up straight.
Cedar, 2006
Cedar, 2006
April 30: I rescued a cedar from a trash bin at a club. It had survived the winter in a pot but was not as green as newly purchased ones would be, so it was discarded. I brought it home.
May 1: I planted it in front of the house, in the middle of the patch of small-flowered irises.
August 1: The cedar from the club seems to have dried and died. I guess I should have watered it a lot. I bought 5 Emerald or Smaragd cedars at Rona, and put them in beside it first one. One of them died and I returned it. All the cedars get watered now from the irrigation system.
~September 13: I bought 2 more Emerald cedars from Home Depot and Norman put them in.