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A pot of an elm

A pot of an elm

April 3, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 31 views

Last week I posted three alternatives pot for an old elm. The vote was mixed, but from the night before, pot # 1 was found to be the favorite with 9 votes, while # 2 and # 3 received about 6 and 7 votes respectively. Adding a Facebook likes for eac.... More »

2013 Accident photo!

2013 Accident photo!

April 2, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 28 views

In a way, takes photo shoots this year are more revealing and worth that "good". To protect the innocent, no names can be found here. My apologies to anyone who has been recognized. happy holidays to all! .... More »

Pot selection

Pot selection

April 2, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 26 views

As the pre-display period 15th annual Bay Island Bonsai continues, more attention paid to the pots in which they were planted our trees. Here are three options for an old elm - Have a preference Pot # 1 Pot # 2 Pot # 3 This.... More »

Making a big cut

Making a big cut

April 1, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 26 views

While maintenance work such as cutting smaller or wiring can make a brightness of trees, are the largest cuts that really speed along development. Of course, we not always enter workshops waiting to make these big cuts. Such was the case of a tree.... More »

Perfecting a black pine

Perfecting a black pine

April 1, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 29 views

One of my long-term projects has been a black pine grown in the ground at Lone Pine gardens. It looks like a normal tree, with the exception of a few strangers larger branches. The largest branch in the front is the new vertex -. The branch of the .... More »

Removing an air layer

Removing an air layer

March 31, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 16 views

About a year and a half ago, I began an air layer in a Japanese maple (see "Air layers of a Japanese maple"). I checked on the progress of the following winter coat and found that the wound had produced a callus, but has no roots. I opened the woun.... More »

Keep a root instead

Keep a root instead

March 31, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 43 views

Bonsai regularly provides us with opportunities for creative problem solving. I was impressed, at a recent workshop Bay Island Bonsai, by an effort to maintain a root wandering near the stone on which it was growing. The root was separated from the.... More »

Bobby Curttright involves learning –

Bobby Curttright involves learning –

March 30, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 6 views

After three years here in Crataegus Bonsai, Bobby Curttright finished their learning and creating your bonsai Bonsai Cascadia business. 'm sad to see Bobby go. Bobby resisted his being my first apprenticed to his native stoic nature, resistance an.... More »

watch bonsai bonsai become

March 30, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 1 views

If you have a lot of bonsai, you may feel like you're doing assembly line work at certain times of the year. Summer, for those who have a number of black pines, is one of those times. When I have a lot of repetitive work, often a line of trees ag.... More »

watch bonsai bonsai become

watch bonsai bonsai become

March 29, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 3 views

If you have a lot of bonsai, you may feel like you're doing assembly line work at certain times of the year. Summer, for those who have a number of black pines, is one of those times. When I have a lot of repetitive work, often a line of trees ag.... More »