Morning guys. Its been a hard few weeks but now that, the training for the half marathon is behind me I can focus on working on my trees again. I did not achieve my goal but I finished the race in 2:00:16. Not my best time but I happy. For those of you that likes running please follow me on twitter @runningtech2 for more on my running and training.
As you all know we are in the last few weeks of winter. Some of my trees already started to show signs of new growth. Trees like Celtis’ are starting to grow. They normally start before all the other trees. The nice thing about this is I can start my potting season early.
As you can see in the photo above there is a small bud starting to form on this branch. Sorry for the bad photo but I took the photo in the rain in bad light. Now is the time that I need to start carefully monitoring deciduous trees a specially the ones that I want to repot. I stumbled on this tree that a bought at a sale at Harold Porter Botanical Gardens earlier this year. I did not style the tree as I wanted it to gain some growth before I worked on it.
As you can see weeds have taken over the growing container. I will be styling this tree tonight and repotting it. The tree has three strong trunks so it is going to be a interesting tree to style.
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