I worked on the tree on the left side of the sampler, and finally finished it.
It extends from the bottom all the way up to the strawberry border. I am glad I started at the bottom because there are exactly 2 threads separating the flower from the border!
Here is how the whole thing looks so far:
Next, I am on to stitch a parrot that will be just to the right of the carnation. It is just as big as the sheep! Yikes! That is one big parrot!