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Conifers in REBS shows annual 30

Conifers in REBS shows annual 30

March 14, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 22 views

For those who have not had the opportunity to visit the annual exhibition of Redwood Empire Bonsai Society - as you walk through the front door, welcomes with bonsai red wood on the left and right . redwood More Redwood bonsai large a.... More »

30th annual fair Redwood Empire Bonsai Society

30th annual fair Redwood Empire Bonsai Society

March 13, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 29 views

I have often heard, and is likely to be repeated, that the most important part of a bonsai is the trunk. An impressive trunk shows the character and age. Establishes movement and sets the basis for any style of the tree is. I would be hard to ident.... More »

Perfecting a juniper procumbens

Perfecting a juniper procumbens

March 13, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 25 views

This past winter I bought a juniper procumbens 'Nana', which was already well established as a bonsai. Repotted soon after taking home and I've been letting grow freely since. I removed half the age of the soil when repotted, but until the rest doe.... More »

Juniper big project: ‘The Fish’: Part III: Finis

Juniper big project: ‘The Fish’: Part III: Finis

March 12, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 24 views

This post is the third (and last!) Of our three-day adventure with Rocky Mountain Juniper. I've never done a string in the daily life of the messages of this type. You like me? If so I'll try again around the bend. Good. Bobby and I do not smell .... More »

Pulling pine needles black

Pulling pine needles black

March 12, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 7 views

Density is a key concept in bonsai. We want young trees to develop a good density. With mature trees, our goal is to keep the density. Density apparently rarely takes care of itself. Some of the young pines I'm developing decandled have been in r.... More »

Juniper big project: ‘The Fish’: Part II

Juniper big project: ‘The Fish’: Part II

March 11, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 28 views

This post is the second of our work this week on a rocky mountain juniper. Today, both Bobby and lime sulfur smell, which, for the uninitiated, strong odor of rotten eggs. We had splashes of this solution above us. Fortunately I have no plans ton.... More »

Juniper big project: ‘The Fish’: Part I

Juniper big project: ‘The Fish’: Part I

March 11, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 17 views

This post is the first in a series of daily photos of a juniper in progress. It is the closest you can get to the blogs "real time". Bobby, my apprentice, and I've been taking our time with this Rocky Mountain Juniper, and enjoy the process of di.... More »

Juniper procumbens thinning

Juniper procumbens thinning

March 10, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 28 views

Thinning juniper procumbens is simple. Remove sprouts, shoots emerging from the intersections of branches and buds that extend beyond the shape of the desired pad downward growth. buds are thin to facilitate wiring. procumbens juniper - before.... More »

Yaupon holly trim

Yaupon holly trim

March 10, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 19 views

As a result, it is now time for the final significant reduction and wiring ahead of January BIB display. I cut sprouts that extended beyond the desired shape, thin dense growth worldwide and wired add a few branches of the movement or make subtle a.... More »

Bobby Summer Work

Bobby Summer Work

March 9, 2018 - admin - bonsai general - 29 views

Summer is an interesting bonsai in calendar time. If you have a lot to do or not it depends on what you have in your yard. If you only have black pine has decandled almost you can hire someone to water and take a break of two months. If you only ha.... More »