On Mulberries and Healing

A local counseling service told us that they would like to donate a tree to the school garden, dedicated to the healing of the children of Julian with whom they work intimately. The garden club decided on a “weeping edible mulberry.”  The tree does not get very large, but the foliage grows thick—just large enough for a child to pass through and wrap his/her arms around the trunk.  Hence, it has been nicknamed the “hugging tree,” standing as a hopeful symbol in the heart of the garden.

Beginning to leaf out

One thought on “On Mulberries and Healing

  1. The Julian garden and all who contribute ideas and hard work continues to AMAZE me!!! A very proud mother and nana!!!

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