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A final pass through Kokufu 88

A final pass through Kokufu 88

July 26, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 23 views

The first time I visited the Kokufu-ten was in 1999. I remember thinking, "wow, that's a lot of trees." In the course of a week I saw the show twice and felt like I was starting to get an appreciation for the subtle art that went into the trees. Th.... More »

Notes: Part 2 Chojubai

Notes: Part 2 Chojubai

July 26, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 22 views

After the most important flowering in the coldest months of the year, dwarf flowering quince 'Chojubai' period begin to grow. At the end of this period the plant is usually multitasking, flowering and growth. What you will see are growths first who.... More »

Shohin bonsai in Kokufu 88

Shohin bonsai in Kokufu 88

July 25, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 30 views

bonsai shohin in Kokufu-ten are saved for the last room. Each half of this year's exhibition featured five screens with five or six trees each, followed by a handful of bonsai-kifu size. Although many visitors have had the time to get to the room s.... More »

Bonsai Shuttle starts rolling –

Bonsai Shuttle starts rolling –

July 25, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 24 views

Well, it is a large industrial estate. Bonsai Mirai just announced something we have been lacking in the United States, which is an annual ride bonsai bonsai and related movement across the country on wheels items, from here to there! I do not.... More »

The tour continues Kokufu-ten

The tour continues Kokufu-ten

July 24, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 15 views

The Kokufu-ten is known for the quality of its trees and quantity. The annual exhibition usually has about 250 bonsai displays. While large screens contain a tree each medium screens usually contain two trees, and shohin screens include up to 6 sma.... More »

The development of Yaupon holly bonsai – a story of when not cutting

July 24, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 0 views

Yaupon holly has been on my mind this week. I'm doing a show in a night at a club meeting of the American Bonsai Association, Sacramento, and I've been collecting notes about your care. Since I started working on Yaupon holly - formally known as .... More »

The development of Yaupon holly bonsai – a story of when not cutting

July 23, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 1 views

Yaupon holly has been on my mind this week. I'm doing a show in a night at a club meeting of the American Bonsai Association, Sacramento, and I've been collecting notes about your care. Since I started working on Yaupon holly - formally known as .... More »

Decandling black pine bonsai – a detailed guide

Decandling black pine bonsai – a detailed guide

July 23, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 3 views

decandling Now that the season is coming to an end, I thought I'd share an overview of the process taken from previous entries. Let's start with the obvious question: What is Decandling? There is much to say about decandling bonsai pine. There .... More »

? What kind of fertilizer do you use bonsai

July 22, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 3 views

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 combinations of six different fertilizer this year. My go to fertilizer will remain cottonseed meal and fish emulsion. The.... More »

What kind of bonsai fertilizer used?

July 22, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 10 views

hear the question a lot - "What kind of fertilizer do you use?" The answer is a moving target. So far I have used various combinations of six different fertilizer this year. My go to fertilizer will remain cottonseed meal and fish emulsion. They .... More »