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Final of Winter Work- | Michael Hagedorn

Early February is the cusp of repotting the place I reside (Pacific Northwest, Zone 8b). And meaning we’re additionally on the finish of wiring, for now.

At the moment invasive wiring with heavy bending is placed on pause. Gentle rewiring, like the instance beneath, could also be carried out practically any day of the 12 months.

Now when the bushes get up and begin root development is an effective time to pause our wiring, and concentrate on repotting.


Right here’s a Shore Pine oddball that we take pleasure in attaching to the shade material construction within the heat months, the place it hangs like an orchid. That is earlier than taking previous needles off.


Outdated needles are eliminated to set it up for rewiring. Some second 12 months needles have been left.


And wired. All wires are within the 14-20 gauge vary, so these are small changes. That is the one kind of wiring I’d do now, proper earlier than repotting. Present wiring, primarily.

We’re developing a steel assist for show, so we’ll revisit this pine later this 12 months.

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