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Collecting material 1 year 4 months ago #59776

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Right guys, I need your expert advise.
I took a walk up the woods with my dog today for the first time since starting Bonsai.
I picked out a bunch of material that I would like to make an attempt at collecting. ( I have the land owners permission to take what I want)
I believe the ones I thought would make good Bonsai were a maple, and couple of different types of pine. I will upload pics next time I’m there.
Is airlayering the best option or digging them up more efficient. I’m yet to try either of these techniques. There’s a bunch I can try on so it’ll be trial and error.
What is the most effective way?
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Collecting material 1 year 4 months ago #59778

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Normally digging up is better. But right now is glabally a bad time of year.

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Collecting material 1 year 4 months ago #59782

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When’s the best time of year to collect?

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Collecting material 1 year 4 months ago #59785

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For Most species right before they start to grow in spring.
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Collecting material 1 year 4 months ago #59808

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I thought you saw my video about collecting? :)



and here´s when to collect pines

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Collecting material 1 year 4 months ago #59813

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I’ve been going over so many videos and blogs lately I guess I forgot about my Mimo marathon. thanks man

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