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Owen Reich

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Accent of The Month?
« on: July 21, 2012, 07:21 AM »
My interest in kusamono has gone from innocent interest to full-fledged addiction.  I see a very big gap in the quality and quantity of kusamono in America.  I may actually learn how to post pics on here.....  Anyone have something origional or rare? Perhaps using natives or in a creative container?
 

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Re: Accent of The Month?
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2012, 02:33 PM »
I'll show another of mine. Bunzan pot, Erodium reichardii 'Charm', Dwarf Gold Acorus, and Saxifraga 'Whitehills'.

Waiting to see what has inspired you in Japan!
 

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Re: Accent of The Month?
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2012, 08:14 PM »
Nice.  I will start posting tomorrow. 
 

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Re: Accent of The Month?
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2012, 11:48 PM »


That may not work.  Please bear with me.
 

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Some kusamono at Kouka-en
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2012, 09:06 AM »
 

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Re: Accent of The Month?
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2014, 05:31 AM »
My interest in kusamono has gone from innocent interest to full-fledged addiction.  I see a very big gap in the quality and quantity of kusamono in America.  I may actually learn how to post pics on here.....  Anyone have something original or rare? Perhaps using natives or in a creative container?
Did you say "creative container."?
 

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Re: Accent of The Month?
« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2014, 09:31 AM »
What can you tell us about that planting?  What's the container and what are the plants?  How long has it been planted?
 

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Re: Accent of The Month?
« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2014, 09:44 AM »
It looks like a piece of corrugated metal...
 

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Re: Accent of The Month?
« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2014, 04:36 PM »
"It looks like a piece of corrugated metal..." It is...we call it roofing ;)
A fairly new composition. Australian violet and blood grass.

Here's an older one with more mochi- komi. 4 years and 9 years in the tray.
Vaccinium reticulatum. Endemic to the Hawaiian chain. Ohelo berry.

The only example I've seen as kusamono.
 

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Re: Accent of The Month?
« Reply #9 on: August 20, 2014, 04:39 PM »
The 1st pic didn't make it. Trying again.
 

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Re: Accent of The Month?
« Reply #10 on: August 21, 2014, 11:11 AM »
humm, yest. post didn't make it.  Shima, love the blood grass, but it says it grows to about 2'.  How do you keep it that short?

Thanks
Chris
 

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Re: Accent of The Month?
« Reply #11 on: August 21, 2014, 05:58 PM »
Chris...............Just keep cutting it down to soil level when it gets rangy.
 

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Re: Accent of The Month?
« Reply #12 on: August 22, 2014, 10:09 AM »
Thanks Shima, I had no idea you could do such a drastic cut back on grasses like that during the yr.  Very surprising!
 

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Re: Accent of The Month?
« Reply #13 on: August 25, 2014, 04:59 AM »
Just this humble offering from a unworthy minimalist ::) ;D
It's been creating itself for about 2 years without much attention from yours truly.
 

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Re: Accent of The Month?
« Reply #14 on: August 25, 2014, 06:48 AM »
Could pass as a Hawaiin mountain stone!

Nice

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