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A Couple of Trees

As the growing season slowly loses its momentum I have grabed a couple of pics of a couple of trees that have performed reasonably well this year. The first is my Cotoneaster Franchetti and the second a Chuhin Scots Pine … Continue reading

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Tall Scots Pine Update

This tree has had a good growing season so far. The candles have extended well and are now ready for pinching. I intend to pinch most over the next few days but will leave those that are just above the … Continue reading

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Miniture Hosta

I don’t do accents mainly because I just don’t have the time but I do have a couple of little Hosta, Cracker thumbs that come back every year in spite of much neglect. I thought they were worth a pic.

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Hawthorn Progress

I am pleased with the progress of this informal upright hawthorn. I have deliberately potted it into a deep pot to allow better root development and improve ramification. The tree is growing well this season and to date this year … Continue reading

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Scots Pine Progress (Pinus Sylvestris)bonsai

This large Scots Pine, originally dug up from MOD scrub land in Surrey about 1995 is doing well. Having had some indecision about the front and the curve in the trunk about five years ago I finally settled for the … Continue reading

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Blackthorn: Keeps on Giving

  Another year and another spring and my little Blackthorn just gives again. Its a short flowering season for this little tree but a very enjoyable one. I have ordered a new pot for this tree and had hoped I … Continue reading

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Workshop with Ian & Phil

A good day was enjoyed by all who attended the workshop taday in Newtownards. The venue, Ian’s garage, was freezin’ as usual but there was plenty of heat generated between banter and work. I brought a yew along that has been … Continue reading

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Larch Progress (Larix Kaemperi)

My large Larch continues to make steady progress. My current objective is to build up ramification without the branches developing ugly course growth at the branch intersections. Its slow progress but the tree is improving year on year. This tree … Continue reading

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Chuhin White Pine

This little white pine was chopped a few years ago and is progressing nicely. There are plenty of buds and back buds developing for next years growth. It went into this pot for training and development this year and I … Continue reading

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NIBS Bonsai 30

There have been an abundance of pics of the NIBS Bonsai 30 event posted over the last two weeks so the images I am posting here are not new but here goes anyway. I am just back from a holiday … Continue reading

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