I was recently asked to visit a clients home to work on some of his junipers. More and more of my students are beginning to take advantage of private work sessions both at their homes and at my unit.
I hope you have enjoyed the story of this yew tree and our journey together. I always knew there was a good tree in that hessian sack that arrived from Japan. It was a case of careful consideration, patience and working together with nature until finally his soul could be released.
The final part of this series will bring us right up to date with the latest styling carried out at the beginning of 2023.
The tree continues to develop and make good progress but at the tree’s own pace. In extending the deadwood areas and reducing the live veins I follow the tree. The tree has initiated this process rather than me trying to impose changes just for the sake of it. The story of this tree will be […]
This is the story of a Japanese Yew (Taxus Cuspidata). I think I have told this story once before in my blog but for this new version I have unearthed some previously unseen early photographs whilst the story is brought up to date to a recent styling in February 2023. Quite a transformation and now […]
We will now persevere with the foliage to try and get it denser and more compact. At least we now have a good foliage canopy to match the impressive deadwood. There is potential here to create a really good tree. I will keep you posted and if we do feel the need to resort to […]
We now just need to let the tree grow and recover from the work we have undertaken. Once we have strong extended growth then we can start to prune the canopy and make the foliage mass even more compact. My student John is doing a good job with this tree and hopefully is now beginning […]
A small selection of just some of the trees which have been brought to classes for some autumn pruning.