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Kondo criticism at the meeting BIB

Kondo criticism at the meeting BIB

March 9, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 24 views

Last Tuesday, Akio Kondo visited monthly meeting Bay Island Bonsai and gave a mini demonstration and criticism. We worked in two small Shimpaku and offered suggestions to further develop a member trees. Kondo has visited the US recent summers, maki.... More »

One and a half year old pine seedlings

One and a half year old pine seedlings

March 8, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 23 views

Last March that a series of potted seedlings cuts made in 2012 (see Pruning Repotting 1 year old seedlings black pine). age 1 year ago, black pine seedlings Just four months later, the seedlings are much larger. 1.5-year-old black pine .... More »

See the trees grow

See the trees grow

March 8, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 31 views

common approach to writing about bonsai :. complete picture of the tree, cut something, photograph of trees less than full mix up for a change, here is progress after trimming spring in my Yaupon holly. I'm focusing more than usual on how quickly.... More »

flowering quince – summer job

flowering quince – summer job

March 7, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 20 views

Most work on flowering Japanese quince 'chojubai' is done in autumn or spring, but a task - beyond irrigation and fertilization - requires some attention throughout the year. Elimination of flowers. Japanese quince flowering 'chojubai' in July.... More »

Grow sprouts summer

Grow sprouts summer

March 7, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 16 views

In general, we want two new outbreaks at the end of each branch to develop in black and red pine bonsai. red pine - two outbreaks summer nature, however, do not always give you what you are looking for. Black Pine - three outbreaks .... More »

Pesticide Control: Commentary on Bayer

Pesticide Control: Commentary on Bayer

March 6, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 17 views

As those of you who have been following this blog for a while (my condolences) know, who tend to rely heavily on aesthetics, philosophy and flights of fancy. Well, just to balance things out a bit, I thought we could chat briefly on the raw side of.... More »

Monitoring Decandling

Monitoring Decandling

March 6, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 19 views

After some debate about whether or not decandle one of my pines, I decided to eliminate the strongest outbreaks. I did it on June 16. Five weeks later, the new shoots are growing well. Japanese black pine - 5 weeks after decandling Surprisin.... More »

Vigorous sprouts summer

Vigorous sprouts summer

March 5, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 23 views

has been three weeks since decandled some of my 9-year-old black pines. Although the weather has been cool, summer outbreaks are growing well. 9-year-old black pine after decandling - 6/30/13 3 weeks later - 07/21/13 Backside the n.... More »

Decandling and more

Decandling and more

March 5, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 34 views

started decandling some of my 9 year old pine trees this year. Some of them lack the inner branches that I need for styling. decandling typical - the elimination of outbreaks of spring - summer produce dense growth and probably trigger some, but no.... More »

Trees leaning

Trees leaning

March 4, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 39 views

A bonsai is said to lean forward when their lies second floor facing the base of the trunk. For example: pine viewed from the left side - the vertex is on the front edge of the pot A forward tilt is common to many. many bonsai in Japan. I do.... More »