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Haunted hackberry bonsai

Well, being the unlettered man of toil I pretend to be,  I don’t have much to right to an opinion in some things but, I must say, what a gnarly old hag of an arboreal specimen I have before me. Scarred, … Continue reading

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An ilex vomitoria. Not schillings. Or, how to clip the male of the species

Here’s a tree you won’t see much. It is an ilex vomitoria. The wild one. The Original. It is also a male. “Wait a minute. ” you ask, ” Plants can be male or female?” Yes they can. The holly … Continue reading

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