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14TB

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"another" 3:20pm Monday 20th Apr


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Another play day, but forgot to take picture before started and took the top and a few bits off and bent a little.

Again don't know what am doing and against advice I lopped the top, tried to expose roots.








Tony




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RoyH

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"RE: another" 5:30pm Monday 20th Apr


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Hi Tony, the only problem is that this tree should have been repotted in march & i can only advise that you keep it out of strong sun & hope it survives


if you forget your history, you will repeat your mistakes, RoyH


14TB

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"RE: another" 8:35pm Monday 20th Apr


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Thanks Roy,
I will not do any more , try to remember that for next year and will have to keep several out of the sun.

Am enjoying playing but don't want to kill anything.




Tony




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Karenc"RE: another" 9:14am Friday 24th Apr | message edited once
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Hmm, sideways pics, sorry!!

I've been bitten by the bonsai bug too. Did a 1 day course with Greenwood bonsai nr Nottingham in January and I have foubd myself passing sapling and shrubs in so many places thinking ooo that looks like it might make a bonsai....bought a couple of evergreens to have a go at and currently growing on some field grown deciduous babies to have a go at in a couple of years,some before and after pics below the first 2 are the tree from the course











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"RE: another" 12:38pm Friday 24th Apr


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Hi Karen, your trees look good & healthy & you did right attending a bonsai workshop with Corin as its so beneficial to learn from a professional, i spent 6 years being taught by John Hanby & i would highly recommend that anyone who likes bonsai & wants to learn the skills to attend workshops as they are so enjoyable


if you forget your history, you will repeat your mistakes, RoyH


Karenc"RE: another" 12:45pm Friday 24th Apr
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It was a really good day, went with my daughter who likes bonsai too.
I know there are some issues with the 1's I've done at home left too much on the twin trunk but as I get braver I'll thin it out and the second is too wide and too tall but hopefully I can remedy those in time too, I'm nothing if not patient lol
14TB

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"RE: another" 6:37pm Friday 24th Apr


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Look very good to my untrained eye Karen.

Its good fun am sure I am making lots of mistakes, you are wise to go on a course. Corin makes it look so easy and it is not.

To stop pictures appearing sideways its best to resize to max 640 then they will appear ok.


Tony




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Sfox

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"RE: another" 8:37pm Friday 24th Apr


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I need to have a go at looking after a bonsai.

Steve


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