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    Engelmann- collected 8/2015
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    Tortured Engelmann- collected 5/2014
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    Bristlecone- collected 4/2012
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    Wiring videos just plain wrong!

    Watch the watering video fro them if you need a chuckle. Wow.
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    Yosemite in Autumn

    My name on this site (and others) refers to my BASE jumping number. I was the 797th person to get all four objects (Building, Antenna, Span/bridge and Earth/cliff). Also being an avid rock climber and sponsored athlete at the time, El Capitan and I met back in 2007. And, I mean met. What should...
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    Fall 2016

    Hey Walter. Patrik from Boulder here. Thanks for showing your amazing broadleaf trees at this special time of the year. Great stuff. Patrik
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    ROR, tower additon

    Haha. I inadvertently omitted a comma. It was more like... How about the weather, man. I was merely pointing out the abrupt change we encounter most years. I am quite familiar with orographic weather being a geographer. When I graduated from Penn State, one out of three meteorologists came from...
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    Noticed your post mentioned the group of seven. Curious if you are also a fan of Eyvind Earle...

    Noticed your post mentioned the group of seven. Curious if you are also a fan of Eyvind Earle? Google his images if you are not familiar. He also has an interesting back story. Patrik
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    Best original authors tree.

    Oh, here's the deadwood. Patrik
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    Best original authors tree.

    October 2014, 2 years after collection. Work done earlier today. May 2016 October 2014 Patrik
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    Engelmann spruce- What would you do?

    Both, I suppose. Traded for some of Ryan's time and sold it for some loot. It was a hard decision as it will be the best bristlecone in a pot someday. In the end, I have quite a few trees ready for some major work beyond my skillset and Ryan will likely do something very special with that plant...
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    Engelmann spruce- What would you do?

    Thanks guys. Giga, that particular bristlecone found its way to Mirai a few months ago. Can't wait to see what Ryan does with it. Patrik
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    A Spruce named "Coltrane"

    Communis
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    What did I find on trip in tenn

    Yeah man, I'd probably just go for it then.
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    What did I find on trip in tenn

    You can dig a large rootball around it and it should be fine. Or, you can scoop it up early in spring and have a relatively bigger trunk, and be able to be more aggressive on root pruning. Which alternative you choose will either set you back a year or benefit the long term goal, its up to you...