05/22/2013

Rock planting_part 2.

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Mixing of keto and akadama starting with a half-half ratio.

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Then adding keto and water until the right proportion is achieved.

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Too much water and the mixture disolves. Not enough water and everything crumbles apart.

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The correct proportion is attained when we have a sticky volume that doesn’t fall apart.

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The fixing wires for the trees are being attached to the stones with epoxy (2-compound glue).

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Unraveling of the Juniper which already had a thoroughly prepared repotting earlier.

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A compact clod is needed for a successful transfer of the tree.

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First of all, a thick layer of mixture is applied to the locations where the trees are being planted.

 

Will be continued tomorrow.

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