Easter Sunday at the Dragons Den

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Easter Sunday at the Dragons Den

Post  chris on Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:06 am

Not a great turn out today but then it was Easter Sunday!
It was however a really nice gathering and some great trees
Andy's larch which he worked on all day was transformed














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Re: Easter Sunday at the Dragons Den

Post  chris on Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:15 am

John Rees went to the FOBBS bootsale at Birmingham a few weeks ago and picked up this group of larch, he wanted to add a few more trees to it and so he had a hunt around the nursery and found a few that fitted the image













A seasons growth with some pruning and light wiring and it will be ready to go on a nice slab, it has all the makings of a fine group

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Post  chris on Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:26 am

Jerry wired some of his small junipers




Bernard had left his hawthorn in his conservatory , he will have to be careful to make sure the frost does not get it and that he hardens it of before putting it back out in a few weeks time!!!!!
However it is very interesting to see how muck growth he has got







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Re: Easter Sunday at the Dragons Den

Post  tap pi lu on Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:40 am

Maybe I'm wrong, but I would like you to comment on the top of the tree I drew this page in photo.I wish you have fun
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Re: Easter Sunday at the Dragons Den

Post  chris on Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:50 am

Good idea Tap pi lu, hopefully Andy will reply later

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Re: Easter Sunday at the Dragons Den

Post  Andy Smith on Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:37 pm

Tap Pi Li,

Thanks for your suggestion, I agree your virtual does seem to improve the image on the screen. I will have to take a look and see if it is possible to make a change this season or to look at regrowing an alternative apex. I have struggled to move some of the larger branches on this tree as they are unusually brittle for a larch.
Thanks again for the feedback,

Andy

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Re: Easter Sunday at the Dragons Den

Post  Lee Brindley on Mon Apr 01, 2013 6:03 pm

tap pi lu wrote:Maybe I'm wrong, but I would like you to comment on the top of the tree I drew this page in photo.I wish you have fun
[img][/img]

Personally I prefer the original image. This version looks a little 'banana' shaped to me.

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Re: Easter Sunday at the Dragons Den

Post  Andy Smith on Mon Apr 01, 2013 6:41 pm

Lee you may be right - the arcing trunk is what I don't like about this tree and it has always bothered me. But the nebari, bark and reasonable taper make up for it. Keeping the existing reversing apex does offset the bend a little and when viewing the tree in the "flesh" it looks acceptable. I think I may live with it for at least this year.

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