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JT1
Euclid, OH

April 3, 2012
1:15 PM

Post #9068383

Good afternoon,

We had a mild winter followed by an unusual two week stretch of 70's and 80's with lots of sun in early March. As a result everything is about 5 weeks ahead, but the downfall is that the aphids are becoming a real problem for 'Bonfire', 'Goshiki shidare', and 'Sekimori'. Luckily, I was able to keep the aphid problem under control before they did any real damage.

We are now cooler with highs in the 40's and 50's with lows in the upper 30's. This has resulted in a slowdown in the spring leaf development process. What would normally happen overnight is now happening in slow motion over the course of a week. This slowdown gave me the unique opportunity to take photos of the early stages of leaf development. I have posted these photos on Flickr and will continue to post them as more varieties begin to leaf out. Photos are in order of which varieties were the first to leaf out in 2012.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/japanesemaplegarden/sets/72157629658462575/

I hope you enjoy!
woolywooly
Dunwoody, GA
(Zone 8a)

May 20, 2012
2:09 PM

Post #9130838

why do the photos disappear after a brief glance? (Japanese Maple Garden)
woolywooly
Dunwoody, GA
(Zone 8a)

May 20, 2012
2:27 PM

Post #9130857

Never mind - just found a way to view them - they're glorious - what a little paradise you have created!
nancysugarplum
Montgomery, TX

May 23, 2012
6:40 PM

Post #9135855

Just lovely!
JT1
Euclid, OH

December 17, 2012
5:29 AM

Post #9360417

There have been so many changes since the last photo tour, I decided to do an updated Spring 2012 photo tour. I hope you enjoy!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/japanesemaplegarden/sets/72157632146151331/


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Other Landscape: Japanese Maple Garden Threads you might be interested in:

SubjectThread StarterRepliesLast Post
Full 105 photo tour posted on Flickr JT1 4 Dec 17, 2012 5:30 AM
Japanese Maple Garden JT1 21 Jan 1, 2013 7:02 AM
Video tour posted to Youtube JT1 0 Mar 1, 2012 11:29 AM
New photo tour JT1 0 Dec 17, 2012 5:28 AM


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