Tag Archives: nature photography

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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A Couple of Shohin in Development

These two trees started life as shohin a few years ago and I am pleased with their progress. The first is a Japanese White pine that was much taller until chopped to the top of the thick trunk a few … Continue reading

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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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Larch Update (Larix Kaempferi)

This large Japanese larch, standing about 70 cm has progressed and developed very well over the last few years and I am well pleased with the overall image. I haven’t fed this year as yet apart from an occasional liquid … Continue reading

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Deshojo pleasure

Another time the early spring colour of my Deshojo Acer brings great pleasure and satisfaction. I have a few Acers of different varieties and don’t find them particularly easy to control as the early growth starts to extend and fill out but … Continue reading

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A Cold Dreek Easter Sunday

I nipped out into the cold wind today to take a couple of pics of the benches. It was  Baltic cold but the trees are lush and green thankfully. I must be doing something right.   It was too cold … Continue reading

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Needle Juniper

I took a few pics of this needle juniper the other day. The foliage is not as course as a squamata type and is slower growing but it is filling out nicely. It is in need of some styling to … Continue reading

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A Cold, Wet and Miserable Summer’s Day

I took a few pics of my benches today and ended up freezin’. I must be gettin’ old. One thing about a dull day is that the colours are not washed out but are very deep and rich. My Deshojo … Continue reading

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Kiyohime

My Kiyohime is well on its way to full leaf. I find the lush, fresh early spring growth very satisfying and a welcome relief from a long wet winter, The tree still has a way to go as it slowly … Continue reading

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