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Spring 2012 Seasonal Gallery –

Spring 2012 Seasonal Gallery –

January 3, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 36 views

Earlier this week five boys down in my studio for three days of festivities bonsai. Here's a photo tour of some of the events ... but most of the decandling black pine, exercise cabling, and final disposal of ponderosa foliage of a grafted tree. We.... More »

Accent plant worth mentioning: Giant Helleborine

Accent plant worth mentioning: Giant Helleborine

January 3, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 20 views

This terrestrial orchid charming Epipactis gigantea is the appropriate name ... in nature can reach 3 feet / 1 m. In a small bowl, as this dish red, which tends to be tiny, 10 "/ 25 cm. It is native to the west coast of Northern British Columbia .... More »

Accent plant worth mentioning: Giant Helleborine

Accent plant worth mentioning: Giant Helleborine

January 2, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 34 views

This terrestrial orchid charming Epipactis gigantea is the appropriate name ... in nature can reach 3 feet / 1 m. In a small bowl, as this dish red, which tends to be tiny, 10 "/ 25 cm. It is native to the west coast of Northern British Columbia .... More »

From a bonsai olive from scratch

January 2, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 38 views

Last fall a friend unearthed an olive tree that grows like weeds in your backyard. He figured someone might be interested in it. I figured it would be a fun project bonsai. Black Olive The tree was tall and slender, but there was a little ta.... More »

Keep dry in summer bonsai ago

Keep dry in summer bonsai ago

January 1, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 39 views

About two months, I removed most of the growth in the spring of my root-over-rock trident maple (see "Refining Trident Maple " for more details). Arce trident - 4/1/12 The mild climate has produced moderate growth since. The tree is complete.... More »

How pot-cut pine seedlings

How pot-cut pine seedlings

January 1, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 38 views

When making cuttings from young seedlings pine - seedling cuttings - is important to use a potting medium that retains moisture. A simple way to accomplish this is by using a potting medium like sand. Its small particles retain moisture and suffici.... More »

Japanese plum trim

Japanese plum trim

December 31, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 31 views

My Japanese plum has really enjoyed the warm weather this spring. Numerous long shoots emerging from the first branch of the tree have a slim look. It was time for some trimming. Japanese plum - May 2011 reduced the longest cable outbreaks a.... More »

white pine on a slab

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

thin trunks with smooth movements and branches full make white pine under a convincing bonsai. A simple wooden slab makes a good support for the slab of rock on which the tree is planted. white pine This article was originally published .... More »

Air layers of a Japanese maple ago

Air layers of a Japanese maple ago

December 30, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 29 views

Almost a year the day I wrote about a Japanese maple that had taken which was ripe for several long-term projects (see Restore an old Japanese maple). I started in the first, a layer of air, this past weekend in a BIB workshop. Japanese maple .... More »

The Portland Bonsai makes people on the street!

The Portland Bonsai makes people on the street!

December 30, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 31 views

That title sounds like a bold itinerant band, but not sing. Or the game, I think. But again, if someone wants Ryan Neil and I to sing, we could consider about $ 8,000 per minute. Although I can not speak for Ryan, who could not pay me much to stop..... More »