One of the joys of childhood is climbing trees. And that is why our platform trees and tree houses arouse such interest around the world. While putting the video together of teaching our son how to train the banister rail for one of our platform trees, I got to thinking about how we (Pete and…
Part of the pooktre process of shaping trees is the decision of whether or not to use inclusions. The are many steps to achieving a successful shaped tree project and deciding whether or not to use inclusions is an early step in the designing stage. Once we decide on using inclusion/s we need to figure…
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…
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