Tip of the Week #2
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| Planning a forest planting? Here are a
few tips to remember.
1)-When using less then ten trees, always use odd numbers.
2)-Pick trees that you would NEVER consider for a single
bonsai. The "ugly duckling" makes the best forest tree. Some desireable
C)-Generally uninteresting shapes.
3)-Pick trees with different sized trunks.
4)-Put the thickest trunks to the front,
thinest to the back. It makes the forest look deeper.
5)-Trim the canopy of the forest as if
it was a single tree.
There are many other points to the creation
of a good forest planting. There are, however, few projects that are as
rewarding as a good forest planting. Consider trying one. If you need
more information, there have been many good articles written about forest
plantings. We offer a 1 hour video on forest planting if you would prefer
your instruction "live". The main thing is to give it a shot. You'll be
glad you did.
Interested in past articles? Click for your choice below.
#1-Things to do in the spring
#3-Planning a trimming schedule
#4-Trimming Japanese Maples (And other
trees with opposing Buds)
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