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Where should you go the apex?

Where should you go the apex?

January 18, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 30 views

Some years ago I drastically shortened black pine trunk below to create a small bonsai size. shohin black pine drove me to grow the apex of a branch pointing forward. As a result, the vertex was not centered near the base of the trunk. I tho.... More »

Breaking News: Intermediate Course of Empire Bonsai

Breaking News: Intermediate Course of Empire Bonsai

January 18, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 3 views

The following is a brief review of the new Intermediate Course, just a solid educational opportunity available Bonsai Empire. I'll get to my opinion on a second, please forgive me offer some general comments on the study of bonsai first. All c.... More »

Another essential for the health of the plant: water hardness

Another essential for the health of the plant: water hardness

January 17, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 4 views

Do you have a film of white buildup in their pots or leaves? growth pale, yellowish, and dull in bonsai? If so, you may have very hard water, which can be a limiting factor for plant health factor. above 150 ppm (parts per million) of hardness.... More »

How are your vigorous pines?

How are your vigorous pines?

January 17, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 0 views

We all know the basic signs that are our pines are healthy -. dark green foliage and long spring buds Green growth on a pine 12 years old vigorous spring session There is another clear sign that the pines are healthy they can not be so .... More »

website artisans reform Cup –

website artisans reform Cup –

January 16, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 19 views

Demonstration of a home can be fun, with a hammer, a few pounds of dynamite ... well the artisans renewal Cup was not really explosively changed, but it does look fantastically better (I say this because it was Ryan and works Kirsten, not mi.... More »

Japanese maple project

Japanese maple project

January 16, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 20 views

This past weekend, the Bay Island Bonsai Japanese bonsai visiting workshops organized professional Akio Kondo. Six of us brought a variety of trees that helped Kondo clip, wire, and curve. The shaggiest Lot was a Japanese maple which belongs to Jef.... More »

Juniper Gardens deadwood in Elandan

Juniper Gardens deadwood in Elandan

January 15, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 24 views

Elandan The bonsai gardens are displayed in the attractive setting of Puget Sound and the fantastic backdrop of the gardens themselves. Dan Robinson has adorned the reclaimed land with stones, trees, and even collected from the mountains in an effo.... More »

Apprentice Jorge Trak –

Apprentice Jorge Trak –

January 15, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 29 views

Fortunately Jorge speaks perfect English, and my Spanish is limited to "Yes" and "No" (the second of which is probably the most important word for apprentices). Jorge Trak came from Mexico, although it is originally from Venezuela. He spent 10 days.... More »

ponderosa pines in Elandan Gardens

ponderosa pines in Elandan Gardens

January 14, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 29 views

Dan Robinson has been growing bonsai pine for a long time. Some of the trees on display in the gardens of Elandan started from seeds collected in Korea Dan when he was in the service. Most, however, were obtained from the mountains, including the i.... More »

Summer travel season rubber snakes field …

Summer travel season rubber snakes field …

January 14, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 25 views

Class of seasonal summer this year was in the habit improvised and totally off the wall outlet field, as has been frequent familiar to students. The memorable of this session was a trip to the dollar store to buy rubber snakes ... to scare birds. W.... More »