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Yuh want Growth, Yuh got Growth

I got a comment about this tree from a reader in 2013 that said this tree needs more branches and growth. He was right:-

Since then I have fed very heavily and also had a go with a number of approach grafts and thread grafts. 150 more words

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Deshojo Defoliation

My Deshojo has suffered a lot from windburn this season. The cold temperatures and the drying breeze has been relentless over the past weeks. I think that the sea air has also been a factor in causing the new extension shoots to wither. 115 more words

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Another Hawthorn

This tree is a genuine windswept yamadori collected from the wall of a derelict cottage in Donegal 12 years ago or thereabouts.

As stated in previous posts I have left the trunk left it more or less as collected as I love the bark and dont want to do anything to destroy it. 131 more words

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Blackthorn Reprise

I have featured this tree a couple of times recently but I couldn’t resist taking a quick Pic of it again today. It has finally reached it’s peak of flowering this year and is already beginning to drop some flower petals. 31 more words

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Kiyohime

My Blackthorn is the first tree in my collection to flower every year while my Kiyohime is the first tree to come into full leaf. 107 more words

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Large Large Larix kaemperi

I managed to get a little refinement work done by Robert Porch on this larch this week. I wired it at a club meeting a few months ago and now that the buds are starting to open the image needed refined. 57 more words

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Well Fenced and Drained

An old friend of my used often to refer to his own state of well-being as that of being like a field that was ” Well fenced and drained and in the highest state of cultivation” 250 more words

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