Tree Watching: Horse Chestnut Buds Starting to Open

March 29, 2012

Horse chestnut buds starting to open

There is a lot happening to my “adopted” trees this week.  The horse chestnut trees have not yet been cut down.  I noticed that the resinous buds are just starting to open.

Bud on the trunk of a horse chestnut tree

Bud of horse chestnut tree, just beginning to open

Specimen of horse chestnut bud for my drawing table

Watercolor sketch of horse chestnut buds beginning to open

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2 Responses to “Tree Watching: Horse Chestnut Buds Starting to Open”

  1. Renee Says:

    Beautiful


  2. [...] Rosemary’s been watching her adopted trees, the Willow and the Horse Chestnut come out in spring buds, and it make me think about my poor Mountain Ash tree which has managed to [...]


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