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A few months Photos –

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Occasionally it’s good just to move inventory through the photos to see what, if anything, they’ve been doing the last months. This is not so much a photo essay as a random mix of bonsai works ” in the study, about the study, and the study also far … Enjoy!

(This is also a warm-up for the New Year ‘Bloopers 2016 …)


Earlier this year, a Ponderosa- transplantation


A small pine in LA- Black


A Chojubai in their new home-


View to a river near where I live, exploring a historic garden I like to take students from season to study trees-age


the ( posterior) part of a juniper on their way to the home of a client here in Portland-


Garza flores-


Part garden- moss


maple leaves in the morning


night photo to rear door


Granada client on the way to the Cup-

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Juniper class style a season


Gary wood processing about 15 of us to a shrimp boil


Andrew Robson playing the garden-


One of the tours during the Cup, never had so many in the yard at once!


A working day



Juniper discovered he had borer damage, and the answer to the mystery of “weak Juniper ‘…

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Spectacular 168-year-old cherry in Eugene, Oregon-


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A few months Photos –

The reduction of the root ball

The reduction of the root ball

When transplanting a bonsai, for the first time, start by finding the transition from the trunk to the roots. After finding this.... More »

Board nylon fir in

Board nylon fir in

The day after my students of season left I was so intrigued by what we had done with the Hemlock mountain from the post last wee.... More »

The graft of two projects: juniper and pine

The graft of two projects: juniper and pine

The first tree in this photo essay is a capricious juniper used to be a needle juniper. Although my client enjoyed the needle ju.... More »

? What kind of fertilizer do you use bonsai

I hear the question a lot - "What kind of fertilizer do you use?" The answer is a moving target. So far I have used various comb.... More »