I’m pruning my Black Spruce that Jonathon gave me, to the tight conical form that you would typically see in nature. This tree will eventually be a medium to large tree in the future.
Tom sends me some cool gifts and I check in on my tropical trees that are still out in the greenhouses.
Check out Tom’s YouTube channel “Grow and Clip Bonsai for Seniors” here….
To see previous videos on Black Spruce as bonsai, click on the playlist here…
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