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“Pixtures” of a Wee Tree

I thought it was about time I posted a Pic or two of some trees. This Japanese Larch has been in training for some years and received it’s first real styling by Phil in winter 2014. Robert Porch added some … Continue reading

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Shohin Pyrancantha

This humble little pyracantha has grown well this season and has just had a bit of a trim to open it up a bit and at the same time compact the image. The tree has a very thick and ugly … Continue reading

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Another Larch (Larix Kaempferi

My second larch which was re-potted last year is progressing nicely this year. Having been heavily fed in the early growing season it was time to give the first flush of extension growth a light trim to encourage ramification. As … Continue reading

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A Hard Bit “A” Graft

This is an experiment in progress for a bit of amusement. I had three beech saplings to hand in mid 2013 and decided to try to graft them into a triple trunk. I did so by exposing the cambium layer … Continue reading

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Blackthorn

My Blackthorn is beginning to look a little tired as autumn leaf fall approaches. It has progressed well this season and as usual has managed to keep three rather large ripe berries up to this point. The most berries I ever … Continue reading

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Another Larch

I have high hopes for this tree as it continues to develop. This year I am hoping for further ramification of the branch structure but just now am content to see from the fresh spring growth that it seems to … Continue reading

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Wot’s Happnin T’ill It?

A loose translation of the title of this post which is written in broad Belfast speak is What is happening to my little Larch Should I be concerned? I have noticed these growth extensions form on my recently re-potted larch … Continue reading

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Beech Group Planting

I was doing a bit of surfing and came across Bonsaieejits blog on Ben’s beech group planting which was very interesting. I’m trying to develop one of my own and am always looking for inspiration. Being suitably inspired by bonsaieejits … Continue reading

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