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T-Town Bonsai
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« on: August 23, 2009, 04:20 PM »

Since my move in May I have had little time to spend with my trees.  But it is starting to slow down and so yesterday I decided to work on some.  This is a root over rock trident.  I would have liked to have left in it the ground a little longer because it isn't grasping the rock it a few places but the move made for some early digging.  I defoliated it a couple of weeks ago and would have liked to have wired it then but ran out of time.  I will cut the longer branches back next spring as they are a little long.  I cut the top back when I defoliated it so it needs some time to fill back in.  Will change the pot in time but had a Sara Raner pot sitting around so I put it in it. 
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John Kirby
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« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2009, 07:08 AM »

Hi Frank,
Looks like you found some time. Nice tree, I have liked that one since you first showed it to me. Did you get 1 defoliation on the tree this year? I know you have been incredibly busy with the new job.  I have been able to defoliate one last time around labor day, but with the funky weather this year......

John
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« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2009, 07:40 AM »

John my friend,
Just got one defoliation in this year and did it rather late.  I know weather, it has rained a bunch here this summer.   Glad I went with the 100% haydite. 
Frank
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« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2009, 02:02 PM »

Understand, you will have to re-remember what the difference in weather is relative to south of OKC.
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« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2009, 03:05 PM »

Way to go Paco, but why are you hiding in the bushes. Post some pictures of the pine you got from Don.

keep it green,
Harry
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« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2009, 08:00 PM »

Harry,
Those aren't bushes, that is one of my pines.
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« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2009, 04:26 PM »

Looks like all your trees like that cool wet weather, maybe next summer I'll send a few of mine up for a visit. The could use a year off from the 100 + July and August.

keep it green,
Harry
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« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2009, 05:49 PM »

It was a good thing that the weather was wet and mild since I had little time to take care of them.  Here are two pictures of them basking.  This is the first year that I was able to leave my tridents in full sun. 
Hey send your trees up for a little vacation.
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greerhw
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« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2009, 08:18 PM »

I'm jealous !!!!!!!!!!

keep it green,
Harry
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« Reply #9 on: August 27, 2009, 09:50 AM »

Very nice trees!  Thanks for sharing.
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