This Colorado spruce tree had a bad fungal infection that killed almost the entire bottom and back, so now the back end is basically missing. It looks worse when you see the tree as a whole - something I can't capture on camera because it's much taller than me.
So I decided to work with the art of illusion - or distraction. In early spring 2015, I transplanted 3 Quinault strawberry plants just behind this spruce tree.
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