Tak the Miracle Worker!
We were graced with Tak Shimazu at our last club meeting. Tak always brings a down to Earth sense of conversation and telling everything as it is. At this meeting he transformed a rough stock Itoigawa Juniper with little or no bottom branches into a pretty good looking tree by the end of the night. He said, "Anybody can do this if they have the vision to look beyond what is wrong with the tree." As you can see from above there are no low branches at all. The lowest branch is