trees are also needed for convincing forest.
Fir trees come in a
variety of shapes and sizes and none (even those of the same
species) are the same.
for model trees, I use the wooden
branches of the azalea.
are just about right for small
trees with about 3 or
in nature, plants and trees often come in "twos" and
crowns were made out of dark green Woodland poli fiber.
50 or more fir trees I hope to create a convincing "Black
Forest" behind the Cochemer Burg.
forest floor is covered with foliage and
bushes of Woodland and Heki.
finished the undergrowth by
using a mixture of ground
and pieces of "greenery"
assorted shreds that
had accumulated in
the "tree making" box.
like this one best.
natural curve of this trunk makes
this specimen a
perfect candidate for that cliff
side solitary tree...