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Thread: Very Unusual House - Rogue River - Pruning and Odds & Ends

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    What a beautiful property! No hedge maze?
    Your work looks good man! How'd you secure the cypress into arches, thinner manilla rope?

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    Somebody has a lot of dough $.

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    Nice work!
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    When you curve trees into an arch, is that termed pleachimg?

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    According to Google, yes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Hart View Post
    What a beautiful property! No hedge maze?
    Your work looks good man! How'd you secure the cypress into arches, thinner manilla rope?
    This was the day before yesterday when I tested a pair to see if they would bend enough, and without breaking. I did use manilla rope, 1/2 inch. Since these won't be grafted, I figured a rope that eventually rots, and then thread a few more strands every couple years is the way to go. I used two ropes and pulleys on this one. But yesterday found a way to do with with a single rope. On 4 of them I used a few feet of 3/4 inch conduit because the overlap was not much.
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    That is one interesting project!!!

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    That's far more than I would ever want or need. Almost too much.

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    This is the largest of the four houses, all within a minute or two of each other. Among other pruning like Japanese maple and more shearing. I started to tackle the few wild hairs on the Italian Cypress.

    I'm on the orchard ladder for scale, cutting the twig about 20 feet over my head.
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    Off a ladder! You better get yourself tied-in, Mario. Being in the pic does offer a good perspective on scale. Thanks 4 sharing.

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