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How to trim and establish pads, Junipers pt1

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How to trim and establish pads, Junipers pt1 - don't pinch, cut when working with junipers

This tutorial will deal with establishing pads in junipers.

This method demonstrated here will show what the bonsai community as a whole, now considers the most widely excepted and best approach to dealing with junipers and their foliage.

For a long time pinching was considered a valuable means to working this foliage. Seeing that this is not a debate, but a tutorial, I will not be going into this type of discussion here, other than to offer up my own personal experience. That being, that...
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Thanks! I thoroughly read the tutorial and understand the actions to take. Well done...especially the illustrations to clearly show what's being accomplished.
 

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This is where I was saying one could offer discussion yet not polute main lesson. But...plenty of room for such. Maybe ones aren't as familiar using this forum area though. So less action. @sawgrass
 

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*cautiously looks around*

Yea, I remember the past discussions we have had on pruning vs pinching.....

As many know, some of them got ugly.

Better to let the ugly happen in the discussion thread and not derail and confuse the main topic.
 

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There's the links right under the part 1.
edit-and at the end of this page.
 

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Thank you Peter
Origionally I was looking at the article on my phone. I could see the links on my pc but not on my phone. Very interesting article. I will see if i can replicate it on my Junipers.
 
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