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summer job in the black pine

summer job in the black pine

March 29, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 0 views

For producers of black pine, late spring and early summer they offer many opportunities for improving trees. healthy bonsai pine at the stage of refinement decandled. Depending on the density of the needle after decandling, needles can be diluted.... More »

A bunjin ponderosa pine to create a new image –

A bunjin ponderosa pine to create a new image –

March 28, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 22 views

Here is a photo essay of a Ponderosa pine style we did last month with a few students-season pine after cleaning some dead wood, but before doing anything else. The next three pictures are each turned another 90 degrees. This was our.... More »

Signs of health

Signs of health

March 28, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 28 views

A friend brought a healthy juniper California for a workshop Bay Island Bonsai last weekend. I do not think he had never seen such a healthy specimen. juniper California Healthy junipers tell you when they are ready for wiring and reduction .... More »

Winter watering

Winter watering

March 27, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 28 views

Meeting watering this time of year to be challenging. Yesterday only about 6 of my trees need water - others were fine. Before and after work it is night. This morning, the hose is frozen and no water would come out. irrigation in spring - how.... More »

Perfecting a 10-year pine

Perfecting a 10-year pine

March 27, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 23 views

Instead of making long-term goals for the trees, I often make plans in the short-medium term based on the current condition of the tree . This is true for many of the black pines that have grown from seed, especially for those who can not see the o.... More »

Highlights of the 2011 Taikan ten

Highlights of the 2011 Taikan ten

March 26, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 20 views

For the weekend of Thanksgiving I thought I'd share some of the highlights of 2011 Takian tenfold. The event is held annually in Kyoto at this time of year. For those previous entries of the event were lost, see Taikan Ten since 2011. Enjoy! S.... More »

The improvement of young pines

The improvement of young pines

March 26, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 21 views

A number of my young black pines are now 10 - almost 11 - years old. Depending on how they look, I'm making cuts, transplant or let them grow. below Pine has a number of roots exposed. As the main trunk growing up and to the right will not be par.... More »

Life without Turface …

Life without Turface …

March 25, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 26 views

... is full of sweet birdsong and the rainbow. I feel the need to comment Turface, which is still, unfortunately, a component of the common bonsai soil. I say unfortunate because this is one of the worst soil components that could never use. Turf.... More »

Removing the leaves of deciduous bonsai

Removing the leaves of deciduous bonsai

March 25, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 14 views

There are a number of ways to remove the old leaves of deciduous bonsai. Depending on the variety, age or density of the branch and how the leaves are dry, I Äôll use a combination of fingers, tweezers and my whole hand. The first two examples .... More »

Removing leaves from deciduous bonsai

Removing leaves from deciduous bonsai

March 24, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 17 views

As the year end approaches, typically deciduous bonsai sheet not look their best. No matter - once most of the leaves of these trees are put color or fall, I pluck the remaining sheets. Removing old leaves exposed interior buds to sunlight and redu.... More »