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black cork bark pine graft – tracking

black cork bark pine graft – tracking

September 6, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 39 views

Two years ago, I started a few black pines cork bark graft (See "Creating black cork bark pine" ). Grafts taken, and enter which began reducing the foliage on the host tree. Now, a year later, it is time to repeat the process. Both stems and thei.... More »

Matt reel styles juniper in a KINBON

Matt reel styles juniper in a KINBON

September 5, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 26 views

The last time we talked reel Matt had just finished an amazing 7 years 9 months learning Shinji Suzuki. When I opened the January 2015 edition of the Japanese magazine bonsai Kinbon , there was Matt, standing next to a fine juniper who had worked .... More »

Yaupon holly – before and after

Yaupon holly – before and after

September 5, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 27 views

is fun to see where they come bonsai. Journeys trees made from seeds, layer, graft, cutting or collection point can be subtle or dramatic. Rapid or dramatic changes are very interesting, but continuous improvement is no less important a role in cre.... More »

artisans Cup website is here!

artisans Cup website is here!

September 4, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 20 views

No words of mine could add to this bonsai Portland event devised by my colleague Neil Ryan. If you have not yet seen the new website for artisans Cup Ryan certainly do. There is a short cool movie there, too: http://www.theartisanscup.com/ I.... More »

Revisiting a-Root Raised Cascade White Pine –

Revisiting a-Root Raised Cascade White Pine –

September 4, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 19 views

This tree has been well developed in recent years. Exposed roots have grown in size, and the development of the branches made our re-adjust a little more complete. Konnor is a customer who throws a few trees in a car and drives across several sta.... More »

Highlights of annual exhibition BIB 16

Highlights of annual exhibition BIB 16

September 3, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 24 views

As it does every year, annual exhibition Bay Island Bonsai seemed to end just as it was the beginning. It was a blast, and as always wish I had more time to enjoy the trees. poring over the pictures is the best alternative. Some photos make it easy.... More »

Photo shoot in Germany –

Photo shoot in Germany –

September 3, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 26 views

Two years ago fell from the sky and landed in Germany. Actually that's not entirely accurate, I rode by train from Prague, after falling from the sky in Vienna. Obviously I have forgotten some of the details. In any case, once there (in Germany) di.... More »

Members Choice – 16th Annual Exhibition of BIB

Members Choice – 16th Annual Exhibition of BIB

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

This past weekend marked 16 annual exhibition Bay Island Bonsai. From what I remember the plans we entered the first exhibition, which is hard to believe that many of these events have been fulfilled. Much has changed over the years, but some eleme.... More »

Potters! The National Contest of Bonsai Pot looms!

Potters! The National Contest of Bonsai Pot looms!

September 2, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 22 views

Attention Potter bonsai! Send your work! The National Competition bonsai is revitalized this spring. The visionary event is headed by Ron Lang and Sharon Edwards-Russell, and promises to show us what wizardly ceramists have been doing in the fiel.... More »

Bay Island Bonsai exhibitions this weekend

Bay Island Bonsai exhibitions this weekend

September 1, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 20 views

This weekend Bay Island Bonsai will hold its annual exhibition 16 in Oakland, California. Admission is free - all you are invited BIB is organizing an auction on Saturday and a demonstration Sunday. In addition to vendors offering a wide variety .... More »