The First Kiln Load of Pots Since September

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Source: How I Make Bonsai Pots Bonsai Blog. LIfe seems to get in the way of making bonsai pots.I start out with the best intentions to spending most of the day out in the garage making pots, but somehow other things keep stepping in the way,  pushing me in a different direction.  Out to the Read More

TAXODIUM DISTICHUM

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Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. This is my last weekly post of my trees. In 2017 I set out to post a photo of one of my trees each week for the whole year and was on track until there were some issues with Telstra and the NBN but I got back into it after some Read More

Some Winter Images

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Source: Robert Nocher Shohin Bonsai Blog. We’ve had sub zero temperatures in southern Scotland for a few weeks now, but today we had our first significant snowfall of the winter. Work doesn’t stop completely at this time of year; there’s still plenty to do, but the cold certainly slows down progress. Gerry and I are still Read More

Baikoen Christmas Party!

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Source: Baiko-En Bonsai Kenkyukai. The Christmas holiday season always has a special place in my heart. Not only that everybody decorate to make their homes all festive. But, its the time of year where we all get together to reflect on the year we spend as a collective group. As tradition, the Shiba’s hosted the Read More

Ficus microcarpa development of cuttings

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Source: Bonsai Hunk Blog. Here are two Ficus microcarpa bonsai of small size. Both were taken from cuttings from one of my large Ficus. They have always been in small pots so their growth has been slow. They are now more than a dozen years since having been harvested. The mother tree has provided many Read More

Cesaro Perez to the Rescue!

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Source: Baiko-En Bonsai Kenkyukai. Holiday season is rough. But, this one has a great story line. In November, yes this is an old one that I have not had the chance to archive yet! Al Nelson was scheduled to be our presenter at Baikoen. Sadly, to say Al was not healthy enough again to make Read More

Apprenticeship.

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Source: BonTsai Blog. I’m fuming. The steam’s cracking out of the lid. Convention tells me otherwise and my insecurities tell me no. I’ve heard it all. Both from myself and others. Stabilize your career and keep it on the side. Do it in the future after you have more money. Better to have it as Read More