I’ve (Becky) been creating various stands for pooktre’s jewellery that we have here in Portugal. As part of that process, I’ve been creating masters and then making the stands. Which sounds simple hey! But part of this fun has been lifecasting my lower leg, sculpturing a lower arm, and creating a bust. Then create one…
Working with living and growing trees is a centring, relaxing experience. Part of the enjoyment is watching and waiting for the new growth to unfurl and stretch out. Once the tree tips have stretched out they grow into the shaping zone a perfect place to train the tree along the design wire. Knowledge of…
We recorded replanting our 2020 rocking chair. It’s been uploaded to YouTubeWhile working on the video of transplanting our tree, We noticed that some things just didn’t get talked about. So we’re taking the time to do so now. Transplanting a tree is a rewarding experience. It can also be challenging. There are many reasons…
Pooktre the world’s leading tree shaping process.
Living infrastructure consultants
Peter Cook and Becky Northey are the founders of Pooktre. Pooktre process gives you the ability to change fantasy into reality.
Teaching others how easy it is to incorporate trees into our living environment is how we have chosen to contribute to the health of our planet. We have studied trees over a combined 61 years. Our process of shaping trees is called pooktre. We have perfected a gradual shaping method, which is the shaping of trees as they grow along predetermined designs. With an understanding of tree lore, trees like these are easy to grow and it’s a very satisfying pastime.
Testimonials about the artform of pooktre
Australian and USA, landscape designer, TV Garden show host
Clair Levander, Ecobotanics
Konstantin Kirsch, German Tree Shaper, treedome.com
Martin Volz Agriculture Journalist