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  1. AlainK liked Acerholic's post in the thread Leaf buds stay dominant.

    Good morning @lcc you say you have had it three years. Is it still in the same soil mix? I re pot every two years sometimes three. But...

    May 24, 2024 at 1:41 AM
  2. AlainK liked lcc's post in the thread Leaf buds stay dominant.

    Hi maple lovers, did you ever notice that your maple buds stay alive but dominate all year? I have this Aureum for the third year and...

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  3. AlainK liked Acerholic's post in the thread Does this tree look Healthy to You.

    Hi @mobiledynamics it looks ok to me, it probably needs a re pot with fresh soil mix and a root prune, hence why it's up for sale now as...

    May 24, 2024 at 1:40 AM
  4. AlainK liked mobiledynamics's post in the thread Does this tree look Healthy to You.

    I just saw this Mikawa being sold privately - *it was dark with just yard lighting* I passed on buying it Price was right but...

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  5. AlainK liked Nik's post in the thread Acer buddies.

    I tried to do a mini-panorama to show their location in that particular portion of our backyard.

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  6. AlainK liked Nik's post in the thread Acer buddies.

    They are not Japanese irises, and they are certainly not growing in water (instead, a few inches of soil on top of a solid rock), but...

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  7. AlainK liked Otto Bjornson's post in the thread Is swaying promotes a stronger JM - Weeper.

    Our oldest dissectum ( red dragon) was staked for 7-8 years to get to the 8' height ( 2 1/2 meter) that it now is. No effect on the root...

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  8. AlainK liked ROEBUK's post in the thread What's the weather like ?....

    It's Wet Wet Wet and i don't mean the 90s pop group !! , the rain yesterday was relentless . Never seen my trees with such a mass of...

    May 24, 2024 at 1:38 AM
  9. AlainK liked Backcountry Dan's post in the thread Maples Spring 2024.

    Somewhat less of a camouflage master.. but I found the contrast striking. I believe this is a yellow dung fly (there are cattle nearby),...

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  10. AlainK replied to the thread What's the weather like ?....

    Wow! We also had a hail storm last Friday, the worst since a long time, but fortunately the hailstones were quite small and didn't...

    May 23, 2024 at 2:04 AM
  11. AlainK liked emery's post in the thread What's the weather like ?....

    After severe thunderstorms last friday (and every day since) where we had a direct hit which blew out the internet, the new box has...

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  12. AlainK liked Nik's post in the thread Maples Spring 2024.

    I saw a moth on our front door, which is very close to where ‘Jordan’ is planted, and I had to take a couple of pictures because the...

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  13. AlainK attached a file to the thread Maples Spring 2024.

    Great photo ! It reminds me of these tiny spiders, white, or light green, that I occasionally spot when I watch my photos on a larger...

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  14. AlainK attached a file to the thread Maples Spring 2024.

    Talking about samaras, it happens sometimes ('Flavescens') : [ATTACH]

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  15. AlainK liked wind-borne's post in the thread Maples Spring 2024.

    Since everything changes so fast here is an update. The bottom still has some of the pale leaves though the top has moved on. I hadn't...

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