I need to repot a small, living Christmas tree. I have repotted it
before and I had trouble keeping it upright and centered in the pot.
I need it to be upright and centered in the pot so that it will not
blow over when the wind blows.
Is there a trick for doing this? Thank you in advance for all
When I am in the kitchen, I often kick one of my cat's balls.
After I kick it, he will sometimes play with it for a few
Put the root ball on a piece of burlap laying flat on the ground, pick
up the four corners of the burlap and lower the whole thing into the
pot. Two people holding the corners will be able to keep the tree
upright by raising or lowering a particular corner and bracing the
tree branches with their shoulders.
Is this going to be on the ground, or on a patio?
If on the ground, dig a hole to accept the whole pot. That way the tree
will stand as if it was directly planted in the ground. It will probably
look better anyway.
You have been reported to the SPCA and the Humane Society. Just
because he's only a poor little animal...!
Humans play with theirs much longer!
His favorite are the ones that rattle.
Get him to the vet! Sounds like a serious medical condition.
He'll play with any ball that makes noise.
Squishy noise, or...?
I don't quite understand...does the pot blow over, or does the tree come
loose from the pot? Either way, the pot is probably too small. Either
put it into larger pot or put it into the ground. A tomato cage or a
simple stake will help support it whether in a pot or in the ground.
Use something soft and flexible, like old nylon hosiery, to tie it to
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