training pots

  1. PowerTap

    To much pot?

    So I bought this mica training pot from Wigerts for this pinus contorta. Because I bought online and it's a first training pot, I went mostly on dimensions. The tree is 28 in from soil to top. The pot is 16in across and 4in deep. Which should fit the sizing rules of 2/3 the height or width and...
  2. Huggz13

    YouTube, Websites, and Suppliers Recommendations Needed

    I need some recommendations please... I’m subscribed to Ryan’s, Bjorn’s, and Peter Chan’s channels. However most of their content is more advanced. I subscribed to @KleinM channel that I saw after doing a thread search, so feel free to plug your channel or website if you have one. I’m...
  3. C

    Newly collected Oak

    Good Evening! I just wanted to share this new Oak! I got this from a family members property that has three different oak species, as well as other trees. This oak was carefully dug out of the ground and placed into a fairly large training box. I really like the way the trunk bends on it. the...
  4. Insect

    Pot making idea: ceramic tiles bonded together

    Being in need of 2-3 pots at the moment, I was thinking, and hope that your experience can be useful for the following plan. 1) Get ceramic tiles, split them to dimensions as panels for the 4 sides plusbottom 2) Split off triangular corners from bottom for drains 3) Bond the 5 pieces together...
  5. Fan Tan Fannie

    Plastic training pots

    Hello, I am thinking to train my newly purchased Japanese maple tree to improve the nebari when repotting next spring. I looked at the big box hardware stores and found these two inexpensive plastic plant saucers that might work as a wide shallow training pot. I would drill holes at the...
  6. C

    Cedar training boxes?

    So I found a great mulberry stump that I want to collect come the winter. I also would like to get my Japanese maple out of its nursery pot when the time comes. I see a lot of people beginning training from collected trees and nursery pots into cedar boxes. I understand that these boxes are...
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