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  1. Acerholic replied to the thread Cheering ourselves up with Maples.

    @Nik, Hi Nik, in England we worry about a bit of frost, wind and other minor things re our maples. You have put it all in...

    May 27, 2020 at 10:46 AM
  2. Acerholic liked Nik's post in the thread Cheering ourselves up with Maples.

    Hi AlainK, I have never checked the pH of the soil in my yard. Most of my front yard is heavy clay, I suspect acidic because...

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  3. Acerholic replied to the thread Cheering ourselves up with Maples.

    @wind-borne , Hi G they maybe a pest to us gardeners, but the photo of the fawn is so darned cute. Glad they leave your maples alone....

    May 27, 2020 at 10:01 AM
  4. Acerholic liked wind-borne's post in the thread Cheering ourselves up with Maples.

    Though curious, the deer seem to leave the bamboo and maples alone but cannot resist flowers and vegetable gardens. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]...

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  5. Acerholic replied to the thread Cheering ourselves up with Maples.

    Lol !!!!!! And what a good film that is, by the best actor in Hollywood IMO.

    May 27, 2020 at 9:53 AM
  6. Acerholic replied to the thread Cheering ourselves up with Maples.

    @AlainK , maple seedlings, don't you just love them !!!!

    May 27, 2020 at 9:31 AM
  7. Acerholic liked AlainK's post in the thread Cheering ourselves up with Maples.

    That's very kind of you. ;-) I won't post pictures of some parts of my garden which I pompously call "my jungle". Those of you who've...

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  8. Acerholic attached a file to the thread My little corners of Japanese influence in my garden.

    Another grass that looks so good in a Japanese garden is the Japanese blood grass 'Red Baron'. I have it in another part of my garden,...

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  9. Acerholic replied to the thread Cheering ourselves up with Maples.

    @AlainK , I'm sure, but there has to be a creation first and that you have done in buckets IMO. 'Again, I love it'.

    May 27, 2020 at 8:46 AM
  10. Acerholic replied to the thread Cheering ourselves up with Maples.

    @AlainK, 'that is beautiful Alain', it looks so cool, even though as you say it's not. Gardening can sometimes be an illusion ,...

    May 27, 2020 at 8:40 AM
  11. Acerholic liked AlainK's post in the thread Cheering ourselves up with Maples.

    Nik, I suppose that the soil between the rocks must be rather acidic, which is good for "Japanese maples" which come from an island...

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  12. Acerholic replied to the thread Cheering ourselves up with Maples.

    @Atapi , Good afternoon S, I keep ours small due to where it is in my garden. It can grow to 8ft, so yours is about there IMO. Would...

    May 27, 2020 at 7:54 AM
  13. Acerholic replied to the thread Cheering ourselves up with Maples.

    @Nik , I love seedlings too. You just never know what will come up. We should all concentrate more on these IMO, Re your chicken wire,...

    May 27, 2020 at 7:19 AM
  14. Acerholic attached a file to the thread Favorite places to buy young JM.

    @ryanskarma , re our discussion earlier about adding to collection. Red Flash is very happy in the heat and sun. This one has been in...

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  15. Acerholic liked Nik's post in the thread Cheering ourselves up with Maples.

    Thanks, AlainK! Acerholic, I would usually use much stronger language for the ‘critters’... for most of my little maples I now use...

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