Quick tip

Here’s a quickie

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We have this tree in this pot. They are a good match. The tree is the Florida privet. The pot I got in a raffle or somewhere. Nice, handmade pinch pot. I thought it was mostly useless until now. Here’s why:

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We have tree. Definitely needs to be tied into the pot. The problem-

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Only one hole.

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The tree looks so good in it…..damn.
Usually I do this-

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Loop a tie wire onto a bigger wire and put that through the drain hole. But…..

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There are no feet and the wire will cause the pot to sit funny and roll etc.
Then…. Shazaam! I have an IDEA!

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Three loops, ends through the drain hole and screen and POW! Problem solved.

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The screen will be secured, the tree can be tied in, and with three loops it can be adjusted to sit level on any surface.

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Nice shohin bunjin tree.

About adamaskwhy

Visual artist specializing in bonsai, mostly.
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2 Responses to Quick tip

  1. lilliard says:

    Very good use of material at hand. I appreciate your sharing.

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