By richmond on April 17, 2018
Here is a slick way to tie in a tree that has a very solid root pad. I was first taught this technique by Michael Hagedorn at a Seasonal several years ago. Once you remove some soil and roots from the top and bottom surfaces and the sides, you can take a chopstick and drive it hard into the side of the root pad.
By richmond on March 9, 2018
It is February 25, 2018, and I am moving north-northwest deep into a ravine to visit some of my favorite trees. This is a regular activity. I visit them through the year. Through the years. And as I progress in my thinking, I notice things I never noticed before – so that, Always, the Woods is new and fascinating – full of wonder and wonderful.MORE >>
By richmond on February 1, 2018
When repotting, make sure you tie your tree in so it is very solid in the pot. It should not wiggle. If it does, then the wind will move the tree and tear up the tender new roots just as they are trying to be established. February– 2017 DOWNLOAD NEWSLETTERMORE >>