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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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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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More on the White Pine

I thought it would be a good idea to post a couple of pics of the new bud formation on the tree featured in my last post. It has produced buds on almost every branch tip and there is also … Continue reading

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Shohin Potentilla

This little garden centre effort started life as a bonsai in APRIL 2013 when it was put into it’s first bonsai pot. It had been pruned back to the trunk and two main branches and has been left to grow unchecked in … Continue reading

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Large Privet

I have this privet about 10 years but generally have not worked at it very much. I decided on the general shape of the tree many years ago and was basing the design of a myrtle tree that I liked … Continue reading

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Cotoneaster Franchetti

This is just a simple update on my Cotoneaster Franchetti. The last pic of this tree was in May 2013 and it has developed some since then. The second pic shows the tree at a slightly different angle that might … Continue reading

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Cracker Crumbs

My very first accent in a pot. I divided this little Hosta, Cracker Crumbs,  yesterday and put one of the three divisions in a little display pot. Maybe I will build up a small collection of accents.

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Amputation

I have just performed major invasive surgery, without anesthetic and completely unassisted. I had wondered in advance if this procedure would bring instant relief but I think that post-op recovery may take a day or two yet. As indicated in … Continue reading

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On The Benches

One of my projects for the coming season is to build a few more benches to site my trees. My home move has left me without all but one that I had in my previous home. nevertheless i have begun to … Continue reading

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Spring Progress

I think I know something of what it feels like to be a juggler and keeping so many balls in the air at once. Having moved house last September I am currently installing and decorating a new kitchen while trying … Continue reading

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