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The cut of a Japanese maple

The cut of a Japanese maple

November 6, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 24 views

I've been working in recent years in a Japanese maple my mother collected as a seedling. The last time I worked on the tree, it took me a couple of big branches. Since then, the tree has grown freely to help heal the scars. Japanese maple No.... More »

The cut of a Japanese maple

The cut of a Japanese maple

November 6, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 22 views

I've been working in recent years in a Japanese maple my mother collected as a seedling. The last time I worked on the tree, it took me a couple of big branches. Since then, the tree has grown freely to help heal the scars. Japanese maple No.... More »

Green ideas for controlling pests and diseases?

Green ideas for controlling pests and diseases?

November 5, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 22 views

Getting a program for pest control spring and summer in the courtyard bonsái course may involve thoughts about green pest management. predatory insects and parasites sound great, right? Buy a bottle, the wave around your bonsai, and sit down with .... More »

Bonsai Society of San Francisco 2016 exhibition

Bonsai Society of San Francisco 2016 exhibition

November 5, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 38 views

The Bonsai Society of San Francisco held its annual exhibition last week in the San Francisco Garden Show in San Mateo, California. My congratulations to the officers and members BSSF to put on a great event. Trees were fantastic - full, healthy an.... More »

35th Annual Exhibition of BABA

November 4, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 31 views

weekend Bonsai Bay Associates held their annual exhibition number 35 in the Center Garden Lake Merritt in Oakland, California. Due to a slightly different cast of exhibitors this year, more trees than normal made their debut Baba, and some of the t.... More »

the selection of the crucible by a dwarf glycine

the selection of the crucible by a dwarf glycine

November 4, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 36 views

What is all the fuss about selecting the pot for bonsai? A pot that is too large can make a mighty tree look small. A pot that is too bright can be a distraction. Pots can accentuate foliage or flowers, and may conflict with or complement other pot.... More »

The question of the front …

The question of the front …

November 3, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 28 views

Even the best striker can become dull with time ... a change pot, a change in the inclination, or even a change of front can revive an old family tree and make you feel like we have a new suddenly. This quince 'Chojubai' front has several possibi.... More »

The question of the front …

The question of the front …

November 3, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 19 views

Even the best striker can become dull with time ... a change pot, a change in the inclination, or even a change of front can revive an old family tree and make you feel like we have a new suddenly. This quince 'Chojubai' front has several possibi.... More »

Getting the balance right – track

Getting the balance right – track

November 2, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 31 views

One of the most common challenges with pines refining is balance. Last summer I wrote about a red pine forest with uneven growth (see "Getting the Right Balance"). To improve the balance between the trees, I decandled the weak trees early and after.... More »

Online store now open

November 2, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 25 views

As promised, I recently launched an online store selling bonsai tools, equipment and soil. For now, I am focusing on the basics -. The essential elements used by enthusiasts regularly The tools are made in Japan by Kaneshin, silky, and ARS, among.... More »