Here is the photo of the finsihed tree as promised. Rotating the tree will have to wait, this year is focused on fertilizing so that I can candle prune this summer. I see a bright future for this tree.
Bought myself a nice black pine at the 2017 Taikan-Ten in Kyoto. Was hesitant as I didn´t know whether it would thrive here in Sweden but got encouraging Words from a friend, so I bought it on the last day of the exhibit. The following christmas eve it served as my christmas tree. 🙂 I repotted it in spring of 2018 into it´s old container and let it grow freely after that, fertilizing every 4 weeks with an organic fertilizer. In May that year we held our annual meeting and…
Well, then. This is where we made the cut on the beech treeâ€¦ â€¦to the first strong leader that continues a flowy trunk line. Tony in a festive mood. The new leader continues the flow of â€¦ Source: Part II: Beech Design Puzzle | Michael Hagedorn
This Japanese Beech, Fagus crenata, has been growing in a box for several years. It had some large cuts low on the trunk that needed to be less apparent, and the only way to do that really well is â€¦ Source: Part I: Beech Design Puzzle | Michael Hagedorn
I have to apologize for my lack of blogupdates. I moved to a new house in february and have been busy with both outside, inside and garden. But, i did manage to start with an area for my trees, with benches. They will be further developed next year but they did the job this growing season. My trees are loosing their leaves now and IÂ´m getting ready for winter. I have a few pictures taken this summer, when i constructed the garden area and growing benches. Enjoy!