Morning Snap: Afghan Pine Sapling — 7:31 a.m.


With luck, attention and the proper mix of conditions, nutrients, and whatever else is needed for its success, I’m hopeful this little six-inch Afghan pine (aka desert pine, eldar pine) sapling that I transplanted into a nice-sized pot yesterday afternoon will grow to become a living Christmas tree for us to decorate either this year or the next and the next. And of course, I’ll be documenting its progress steadily as she grows.