My year around bonsai work in the Inland Empire, CA

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I've been using the same seedling bark for a year with good results. How will you use the Turf-Tee?
Thanks for sharing with me information.
I will replace fir ground for Turf -N-Tee. I have been using fir ground in a few years, but now, the building supply company does not carry it any more. Turf -N Tee will be an excellent replacement. Turf-N-Tee has a bigger size than fir ground.
I will use it as a part of organic contents in my soil. My organic contents will be mini pine bark: Turf-N-Tee with ratio of 2:1 for the big pot, and 1:1 for medium pot. For the small pot, I will either use it alone for organic content or with pine bark with ratio 2:1 respectively.
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INSERT: after hours of tediously snipping each shoot
OR: after 30 seconds with the hedge shears
???

btw, nice! :cool:
Thank you. Haha, I wish I could use the hedge shears. It took me about more than 1 hour to prune, but still quite a bit of inner small branchlets needed to be removed.
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Herons are cool. We see them here a lot. BRT exfoliating bark is also very nice.
Hic, the herons already stole a lot of koi fish from my pond!
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and this pomegranate.
1st stage of training is removal all of unnecessary branches and keeps some of them in the same places. Put initial wiring. Then wait! :).
Of course, it needs lot of fertilizers, sunlight. Water as needed.


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The tree in post # 537 also has a lot of new shoots at this time
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