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The distinction of ripe age of new growth in junipers

September 27, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 21 views

A recent heat wave left its mark on a number of trees in my garden. On the day the temperatures peaked, brown needles appeared in some junipers Sierra. Brown needles in Sierra juniper While brown needles can be scary, it really depends on wh.... More »

Decandling black pine shohin

Decandling black pine shohin

September 27, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 22 views

The steps are simple. 1) Remove the spring buds. black pine shohin - 21 years After removal of spring buds 2) Remove the extra needles. After removal of additional needles 3) Perform light cut as needed. The first branch of .... More »

When the sun gets too hot …

When the sun gets too hot …

September 26, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 19 views

There are several ways to help our bonsai deal with the sun and not literally cook in our banks in the summer. They are in pots, but that does not mean we want a special dish frying root in a soil sauce ... Because bonsai are in pots, they are ve.... More »

Basic refinement of bonsai olive

Basic refinement of bonsai olive

September 26, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 25 views

I started working in a bonsai olive summer. After taking the tree house and let new shoots grow out, telegraphed that I needed and removed the rest. A year later, I'm doing the same. olive bonsai - a year of training The idea is to establish.... More »

Indiegogo campaign blazes through the tape –

Indiegogo campaign blazes through the tape –

September 25, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 28 views

The goal of our campaign raised $ 19,055 Indiegogo from 114 donors in 35 days. Our hugest thanks to all! Because they have financed 191%, the Portland Bonsai people will be able to be implemented ahead of schedule. We will be in contact with y.... More »

Cutback in redwood

Cutback in redwood

September 25, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 23 views

After wanting a redwood Sequoia sempervirens , for many years, now I have one in my collection. As the first order of business is to get healthy, I've been eating and drinking heavily this year. Only in the last two months, it is put in a lot of n.... More »

Getting the balance right

Getting the balance right

September 24, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 21 views

As I approached the station decandling this year, I checked my pines to see if any were on the weak side, but still strong enough to be decandled. These trees need to be decandled on the early side so the summer growth has time to fill before the f.... More »

Cut here – my home in bonsai

Cut here – my home in bonsai

September 24, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 34 views

"Cut here," he said. I was working in the family business, a nursery for sale in Alameda, California. It was 1993. A man who had not known before I was offering pruning tips, and advice was good. "Cut here," he said again, pointing to another branc.... More »

Why should we not grow under trees …

Why should we not grow under trees …

September 23, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 31 views

Generally speaking, the mushrooms grow best under trees than trees do. When it comes to bonsai, there are a number of reasons not to grow them under larger trees. To take just one, usually not enough light. The next picture illustrates this touchin.... More »

Preparation of a juniper for exhibit

Preparation of a juniper for exhibit

September 23, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 4 views

Have you ever find you have a tree or two to prepare for an exhibition and only a limited amount of time to do the job? When my time is limited, start with the basics. The basics, if you are working on a juniper summer, include cleaning tree silh.... More »