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The tour continues bonsai Portland

The tour continues bonsai Portland

September 16, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 25 views

always amazes me how lush and green of spring is around Portland when the dogwood, rhododendron and thorns are in full bloom. Driving between bonsai gardens in the area provided ample opportunity to enjoy the season. Even more surprising is the a.... More »

Spring Accent Plants ~

Spring Accent Plants ~

September 15, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 29 views

Here is a sample of accent plants in my backyard doing fun things spring ... I love this time of year. Well enough in the year to see the leaves at its maximum size, but not enough to see the damage caused by insects, the sun or illness, all thos.... More »

A visit to brendenstudio

A visit to brendenstudio

September 15, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 22 views

In 2002, I visited the Bonsai Society of Dallas Convention with Masahiko Kimura. display event includes a composition having much more attention than the others. Thirteen years later, I saw the same composition in the garden of his creator. Sh.... More »

A visit to the garden of Michael Hagedorn

A visit to the garden of Michael Hagedorn

September 14, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 31 views

On a recent visit to Oregon, Eric Schrader and I had the opportunity to visit the garden of Michael Hagedorn. It was quite a treat. The garden is filled with trees on the fast track to become amazing bonsai. many of them in the Pacific Northwest - .... More »

And one more irrigation Council …

And one more irrigation Council …

September 14, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 24 views

... since we're on the subject of irrigation earlier this month, why not go with it? This is simple enough to relate. Sometimes, to water our bonsai gardens, we could notice a tree that is always dry. It seems that minutes after the water is, the.... More »

Bonsai blog forum this evening: ‘Ask Me Anything’

September 13, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 33 views

My friend Jonas Dupuich type bonsai blog 'Bonsai Tonight' which is frankly one of the best blogs of bonsai the English language. In it is a forum which, today, I am a part. Forum is 'Ask Me Anything' (well, about bonsai, not literally, anything) so.... More »

Notes: Part 4 Chojubai Pots for Chojubai

Notes: Part 4 Chojubai Pots for Chojubai

September 13, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 24 views

Being a bonsai thin stem, flowering quince more dwarf 'Chojubai' would naturally make you think, 'shallow pot! "But we would just causing pain to our tree ... ... or bush . Because it is really the crux of the matter. Chojubai it is a shrub, a.... More »

Council spring irrigation –

Council spring irrigation –

September 12, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 22 views

There are many things we could say about watering bonsai. I tried a couple of times in this blog mention some of them. Some are difficult to make sense of the words, but as I'm always willing to try. This is watering newly replanted trees. In pos.... More »

Stratification of pine seeds

Stratification of pine seeds

September 12, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 27 views

If you are looking to plant seeds this spring, now may be a good time to do so. Considering how hot this winter has been in northern California, in January may have been a good time to start, but either way it is not too late to start now -. Weathe.... More »

Photo gallery of the visit to Japan –

Photo gallery of the visit to Japan –

September 11, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 1 views

This month I took a brief trip to Japan ... ... I was at my teacher Obuse, Nagano during most of the time, so many of these pictures are from your garden ... the rest are the people of Obuse ... the surrounding mountains ... and one or two shots .... More »