Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Mountain Hemlock, Final cut.

Raised up slightly to show more trunk, also angled slightly up and to the left. 
Old pot, old angle. Nice, but a bit tired.

Mountain hemlock part II

Screened charcoal added to the soil mix

Pulling the top soil away reveals more interest and some extra trunk thickness

New pot

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

New Mountain Hemlock part I

Tsuga Mertensiana. Collected on Vancouver Island. Approximately 300 years old. Height 3 ft, trunk width at base 6.3 inches. First image after some light trimming, much more to come.