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Thing-a-Day 2013 Post 26

Thing-a-Day Forever

 

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I have been busy in the garden today so have not really had time to sit down and do something specially for Thing-a-Day so I am posting a rather creative solution to a problem shrub in my garden.

In the autumn I moved a very large kerria japonica plant to a new location and was not sure if it would survive the brutal event.  Today I was pleased to see buds developing on it, but it was really straggly and untidy.  I did have it supported with bamboo canes but still a lot of the stems flopped outward.

As the stems seemed to be quite flexible I bent some of the lower shoots to go around the entire plant, intertwining the finer side shoots as I went, thus creating a loose ring of stems around the bush.  Since these are still attached to the plant and have a lot of buds on…

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