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A partridge-less, wonky pear tree!

Wonky Pear TreeOur small pear tree has seen better days. Probably when it was a pip in a pear… The sturdy hazel rod struggles to keep it steady, as the tree seems to have very poor roots and would gladly rock 2 feet in either direction if it weren’t for the supporting rod.

Add to this that last year it yielded a total of two – TWO – pears, one of which fell to the ground before ripening and the other was eaten by birds… Also, not a partridge in sight!

And then add to that that the tree was actually in the garden when we bought it…

Is it just me, or is the Flâneur Husband being a bit cheap when it comes to partridges and pear trees?

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