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Bonsai Fertilizer – monitoring

Bonsai Fertilizer – monitoring

December 29, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 48 views

Last month I started using tea bags full of fertilizer to feed my bonsai. Unfortunately, it only takes a few days to realize that this technique did not work well as applied. The bags began to disappear immediately. Critters went through some of th.... More »

Red pine forest omoshiroi

Red pine forest omoshiroi

December 29, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 31 views

"omoshiroi" means "strange" or "interesting" in Japanese. It can be used to convey respect or derision -. What makes it a useful term for bonsai During a workshop organized by Bay Island Bonsai Daisaku Nomoto, brought me in a red pine forest that.... More »

chojubai inclined style

chojubai inclined style

December 28, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 25 views

chojubai of style Massif are relatively common. Less often seen chojubai with individual logs. Here is a great example of an inclined chojubai. Slant style chojubai This article was originally published on bonsaitonight.com .... More »

Juniper Grafting- curious results

Juniper Grafting- curious results

December 28, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 31 views

This was interesting and seemed worth sharing. This tree, owned by a customer, was originally the Rocky Mountain juniper. Had some scale infestation worst I've seen in my life, Rocky Mountain foliage was so covered with it that looked almost white .... More »

Landscape tree Bonsai

December 27, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 44 views

As most of you know, it can be difficult to find a good material for black pine bonsai outside Japan. This requires a certain level of creativity. Seed production is a good approximation. Another is the conversion of bonsai trees landscape. I rec.... More »

The development of young pine bonsai

The development of young pine bonsai

December 27, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 28 views

A number of my black pines are turning eight this year. Some are beginning to look young bonsai. Others simply look young. Since none of them has grown to the size that I have in mind for them, the work at this stage is simple. I trained tree dow.... More »

Juniper reviewing a waterfall –

Juniper reviewing a waterfall –

December 26, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 7 views

Here's a Rocky Mountain Juniper some of you might recognize ... picked up by Randy Caballero, and a style about three years ago in a waterfall . The tree has been replanted since starting the style, and was reconnected last week. This post is a p.... More »

Perfecting trident maple

Perfecting trident maple

December 26, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 40 views

I've been working to develop the branch on my trident maple for several years, but progress has been slow. This year I'm trying something different to see if I can speed up the process. I usually stop new outbreaks run a bit before cutting them a.... More »

Board nylon fir in

Board nylon fir in

December 25, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 84 views

The day after my students of season left I was so intrigued by what we had done with the Hemlock mountain from the post last week that put this Engelmann spruce in a plastic block also. While the first day with five students who had taken all day t.... More »

Shimpaku in Kokufu 90

Shimpaku in Kokufu 90

December 25, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 23 views

For spring break this year, I will share some photos Kokufu February exhibition in Tokyo. First -. Shimpaku a large and well balanced with great movement and dead wood Shimpaku periodicals return in two weeks - see you later ! This articl.... More »