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Our quirky ginkgo

The ginkgo in front was in its final yellow glory this morning. Shaped by attachment to the angle of the sun, it has a distinctive shape.  And it's bushy from a couple of late frosts which forced re-emergence of short shoots. Lovely to see.

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