Work on the Deadwood of My Shohin Yew

I took the opportunity today to do a little more refining on the jin and shari of a shohin yew that had its first styling one year ago.

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This is how it looked before todays work.

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and this is how it looks at the moment.

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I think I will change the viewing angle slightly at the next re-pot to give the jin more prominence.

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This is a reminder of how it looked before the first styling last year.

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Its Spring Again

When the vibrant colours of the new Spring growth begin to appear, its definitely my favourite time of year. Here are some pictures of the trees that have sprung into life first.

This shohin Yew has new buds everywhere, much earlier than previous years

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My Acer Shishigashira is always the first of my maples to leaf out

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Larches always look their best at this time

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