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No red maple leaves

No red maple leaves

December 14, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 103 views

This is the same tree that was presented in the previous post. I took that image on the sheet, and then took a trip, and when I was completely naked. Here is a silhouette of winter, and since several comments, a close-up of nebari . red maple,.... More »

Red maple in fall color

Red maple in fall color

December 14, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 128 views

This post is dedicated to my loving lady deciduous Portland, Anne Spencer, who recently passed away. Anne grew this red maple Acer rubrum , from a seedling age three hours twenty years ago. It is one of the joys of my backyard. This maple is a goo.... More »

The extreme neatness!

The extreme neatness!

December 13, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 122 views

Do you think bonsai artists take things a bit far sometimes? punding cleaning this artist made me laugh out loud ... His name is Ursus Wehrli. Before ... ... and after! I had never seen men, women and children organized like this ... .... More »

Western Juniper Styling –

Western Juniper Styling –

December 13, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 145 views

worked on this tree a few years ago, probably 2006 or 2007. I found the pictures the other day and it was like rediscovering an old acquaintance. Boon Manakitivipart was kind enough to give me some work soon after my return from apprentice in Japan.... More »

Carpe partially defoliating a Korean

Carpe partially defoliating a Korean

December 12, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 13 views

Spring is a good time for defoliation - removing leaves deciduous bonsai. As defoliation is very stressful for trees, it is only for healthy specimens that respond well to the procedure. I have learned from experience that my Korean carpe completel.... More »

Carpe partially defoliating a Korean

Carpe partially defoliating a Korean

December 12, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 165 views

Spring is a good time for defoliation - removing leaves deciduous bonsai. As defoliation is very stressful for trees, it is only for healthy specimens that respond well to the procedure. I have learned from experience that my Korean carpe completel.... More »

The view of the Blind Mind: Part II

The view of the Blind Mind: Part II

December 11, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 146 views

When I was in learning pottery graduate school, a friend of mine asked our sculpture teacher when he was showing the assembly of a work with slabs of mud, sticks and coils, 'When you're making those decisions, what are you thinking? 'The teacher pa.... More »

Version of Omiya Bonsai Village Portland …

Version of Omiya Bonsai Village Portland …

December 11, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 148 views

Something I am very excited about these days is the beginning of a budding bonsai professional community here in Portland, Oregon, which just stretch His wings. Besides myself have Ryan Neil who returned from Japan in 2010 and has already had a spe.... More »

Black Ponderosa pine grafted:

Black Ponderosa pine grafted:

December 10, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 138 views

STYLED This small pine goes back to when I was a potter, trying to sell them to my first convention in the mid-90 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. I met Andy Smith there, and to negotiate a pot of a tree. Pine Yamadori collected in South Dakota. For .... More »

Field upgrade cork oak grown

Field upgrade cork oak grown

December 10, 2017 - admin - bonsai general - 100 views

recently published photos of four cork oaks responded differently to being dug and planted in pots. A weathered the transition well, both lost their leaves immediately, and the fourth showed few signs of life. Only three weeks later, the trees ar.... More »