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Alan’s garden Yew

When Alan said he was digging a tree out of the garden to bring along to a one to two Class I don’t know what I expected………….but he arrived with a monster of a tree!

This Yew tree was seriously big and it was just so difficult to see clearly what was going on inside the canopy. Finding a trunk line and selecting branches was not easy.

It was a case of starting from the outside and gradually finding a way in. The pile of cut branches just got bigger and bigger.

Eventually we arrived at a shape and plan for the future tree. It was then repotted into a suitable training pot. The result is so small by comparison with what we started but this now has the potential to become a fine bonsai.

I will certainly be watching it’s progress with interest……….!!