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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #30 on: September 20, 2009, 07:05 PM »
...and sell trees.

keep it green,
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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #31 on: March 05, 2011, 06:03 PM »
Ok, let's get this topic back on track.

When Peter Tea was visiting this is one of the trees he worked on.  Akio did a great job getting this tree started, and Peter has done an incredible job with the next step.  The fun part, Peter mentioned that he will get a chance to work with Akio some while he's in Japan. 

 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #32 on: March 05, 2011, 06:06 PM »
Day 1 was spent with the study group, so we didn't get a chance to finish before dinner and relaxing.  Day 2, more work, repotted, photographed, and finished for now.
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #33 on: March 05, 2011, 06:07 PM »
Steven Doyle Photography was kind enough to come and do some "special" photography for us.  Here's the final result.
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #34 on: March 05, 2011, 08:56 PM »
That one's *not* very hideous at ALL.  Good work by all involved.

I didn't notice at first (so it must work pretty well), but why did you choose that pot for this tree?
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #35 on: March 05, 2011, 09:15 PM »
The pot is what Akio had suggested for the tree after his work.  John Kirby happened to have the perfect size Jim Gremel pot at his place and offered to sell it to me.  I've been waiting a year and a half to pair the two.  :)
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #36 on: March 06, 2011, 02:13 AM »
Kirby always seems to have a lot of nanban pots around since his trees never stay in the same pot for two repottings!


Nice tree and magnificent bark.
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #37 on: March 06, 2011, 10:43 AM »
Have spent two days wrapping and boxing pots, should have sold a lot more......... John
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #38 on: March 06, 2011, 03:12 PM »
John, go ahead and send them my way.  :)
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #39 on: March 07, 2011, 09:01 AM »
Have spent two days wrapping and boxing pots, should have sold a lot more......... John

Is this 4 your move?
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #40 on: March 08, 2011, 01:17 AM »
Si.
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #41 on: March 08, 2011, 08:56 AM »
So, Peter mentioned that he thought it would be fun to see Akio's work next to his, a year and a half later.



I think it's filled in nicely.  I think Peter did an outstanding job with this trees next step.
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #42 on: March 08, 2011, 09:47 AM »
Very nice tree.  That's great that you've been able to work with two outstanding talents to develop it.
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #43 on: March 09, 2011, 01:18 AM »
Hey, that first picture looks like my front porch....... And I remember you weren't sure if you wanted Akio to "waste his time". Marvelous and fast progression of a great species.
 

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Re: Scots pine before and after
« Reply #44 on: April 05, 2011, 02:58 AM »
John,
congratulations!  great work.