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Why not my Wisteria Bloom?

Why not my Wisteria Bloom?

December 19, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 47 views

Good question. It seems that although many people would like a bonsai glycine, give up on them when they can not constantly flourish. After all, it is a plant with a rather boring appearance when not in bloom. I'm sure there are many non-flowering .... More »

We’re missing something?

We’re missing something?

December 19, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 39 views

A comment from last week's post in Chojubai by Mr. Grahn made me think about connoisseurs. A knower , as a rough definition, is someone with great knowledge of the arts or food, and above all is a good judge of aesthetics and taste. A kind of art .... More »

‘Chojubai’ Fifteen-Tiny jewelry

‘Chojubai’ Fifteen-Tiny jewelry

December 18, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 45 views

This unpretentious dwarf quince can steal your heart. There are many who have gone to Japan for the spectacular pines, junipers, maples and, only to discover the quiet but memorable Chojubai. Those "many" including some friends of mine and myself. .... More »

Tar and feathering? Changing a famous juniper …

Tar and feathering? Changing a famous juniper …

December 18, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 43 views

No matter how sure you are changing the design of a famous tree is made with a deep breath. One takes precautions. As tables on windows and doors, in the premonition of a noisy band of maniacs trees in green robes with picks and axes and rolls of w.... More »

Napa Valley Bonsai Club of Annex 2016

Napa Valley Bonsai Club of Annex 2016

December 17, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 21 views

The Napa Valley Bonsai Club held its annual exhibition last Saturday at the Senior Center in Napa, California. The event featured a display area, club sales, silent auction, sellers and demonstration. President Brent Ihli did a great job leading th.... More »

Napa Valley Bonsai Club of Annex 2016

Napa Valley Bonsai Club of Annex 2016

December 17, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 44 views

The Napa Valley Bonsai Club held its annual exhibition last Saturday at the Senior Center in Napa, California. The event featured a display area, club sales, silent auction, sellers and demonstration. President Brent Ihli did a great job leading th.... More »

Old white pine Rewiring

Old white pine Rewiring

December 16, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 48 views

is not something we see every day in the United States ... a meter high white pine seedlings. That is, a white pine on it's own roots, not grafted onto black pine. Bonsai originally imported from Brussell, this pine has been gaining strength and ba.... More »

Read this if you grow Japanese maple

Read this if you grow Japanese maple

December 16, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 55 views

Now that I have your attention ... This post is about a common bacterial disease called Pseudomonas syringae , which frequently affects Japanese maples is still relatively easy to control. Often it misidentified as Verticillium wilting as the ca.... More »

Bunjin ponderosa pine Styling

Bunjin ponderosa pine Styling

December 15, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 60 views

This demonstration was a tree at a convention a few years ago. My client has been keeping you healthy and has been looming around pretty well, and we decided he was ready for new wiring. I was surprised how well developed here Ponderosa in the no.... More »

Damage Cicada Bonsai

Damage Cicada Bonsai

December 15, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 97 views

This may well qualify as the most useless since they offer this year ... because it will be relevant only every decade or so. Seventeen years in some cases ... I'm talking about cicadas. Recently I was in the Midwest and saw this damage cicada in b.... More »