Category Archives: My Garden

New display !

After clearing my decked area, the BBQ that we never used, I made a few small tables . These are to help spread out my trees, and to make better use of this space. Now with trees. Sorry about the … Continue reading

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Alder scare !

 While on my holidays , my son waters my trees. This has it’s problems. All the inner leaves of this Alder were brown and crispy , not watered just enough. But thankfully the tree is coming back nicely.     … Continue reading

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Hornbeam trim !

This is my second Hornbeam and I’m cutting back just the same as my more upright first Hornbeam. These are from the same guy but not bought at the same time, about a year appart. Both trees grown from seed, … Continue reading

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Looking good !

This is my little Pyracantha in full flower. I have had this tree about 4 years and I just love it at this time of year.  

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Front garden – finished.

So I got the top-dressing put down today, this is a little better than before. A before and after photo.

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Hornbeam , Spring look !

I love this tree just as the leaves are coming out. Looks well in it’s new pot.

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Hawthorn raft.

I have noticed a lot of flowering Hawthorn Bonsai on other Blogs. So this is my contribution. I think the flowers are just at their best.

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Plant named !

I have been growing this plant for at least 7-10 years. I got this as a very small cutting from another Bonsai guy. It flowers like this for most of the summer, but I never really new it’s name or … Continue reading

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Hornbeam – Rethink.

This Hornbeam of mine has not been growing in just the way I would like it to. After talking over this tree with Ian we decided to prune early to promote , hopefully, backbudding. As you can see I have … Continue reading

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New pot’s

Always great when a box arrives and I know it’s for ME! These are all the way from Germany. Some are a little different from those I already own.

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