New Addition

I recently added a tree to my own collection. The Acer Palmatum below is a welcome sight in my garden.

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Maple Defoliation

Stephen came down to my place on Saturday to get his Maple sorted. The canopy was extremely full and the inner branches would start to suffer unless we did a partial defoliation. This was it before we started.

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As you can see we had a few other with us making the most of the day.

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Look at the mess he made of my carpet.

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Is that them all?

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The after shot. Light now penetrates the canopy and will help maintain vigour on those inner branches.

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This video shows this tree back in February being repotted.