A Rocky Obsession

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Source: Ry2Tree2 Bonsai Blog. Date published: 2017, April 28Source material: 2017, March-April Sections:1. The Juniper Forest2. Tiny Chinese Elms3. The Others           To hardcore bonsai enthusiasts, our hobby really does become an obsession. I find myself constantly analyzing trees in my neighborhood considering their potential as a bonsai or looking at Read More

Myth, Prejudice, Folklore & Floppy Blooms

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Originator: Kaizen Bonsai Blog Over the years I have learned that in order to be successful at anything in life one has to be prepared to master any number of peripheral skills. Simply grasping the intended skill is rarely enough to ensure success. Where bonsai is concerned I have always found one of the most Read More

8th World Bonsai Convention, Saitama, Japan. 2017

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Source: Bonsai Tree Blog. Introduction Well the day finally arrived for Japan to show why they truly are the masters of our beloved art. From the opening ceremony where we were honored by the presence of the Prince and Princess of Japan to Prime Minister Abe’s recorded address, we were awed by the massive task which Read More

Mossing up some small Bonsai

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Source: How I Make Bonsai Pots Bonsai Blog. The members of the Gore Bonsai Club had the opportunity to learn from a local Photography Club member on how to take photos of our bonsai trees, and how to work our cameras in general.We took along a few trees.  I personally think that they look so Read More

"Natives" Exhibit Opening

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Source: Ry2Tree2 Bonsai Blog. Date published: 2017, April 24 Source material: 2017, April 1            The Pacific Bonsai Museum's new "Natives" exhibit is now open! In recent posts, I have been discussing the preparation of five Dan Robinson trees that are now on loan for the show. This exhibit excited me Read More

2017 Spring Event – May 12 -13

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Source: Schley’s Bonsai Blog. It’s been a few months since we’ve posted anything new on here and a lot has happened. We have been hard at work getting the nursery to an all new level of beauty. We have added walkways and done quite a bit of landscaping. We’ve built a wedding area and held Read More

Root over Rock Chinese Maple: A critical analysis

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Source: Bonsai Tree Blog. Overview Some time ago I mentioned that I would like to take a closer look at this incredible trident maple growing on a rock. It was at Taikan-ten in Kyoto last year where I saw it and it quickly became one of my favourite trees on the show. It is an Read More

Yayoijin – The Last Day of Spring

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Source: Sam and KJ’s Suiseki Blog. In late 2016 an opportunity arose to acquire several nice stones from a collection in Japan.  What made these two stones special was knowing the prior owners and the provenance of the stones.  The first stone we present has the formal name of “Yayoijin” which directly translated means the Read More

Viewing Stone Auctions

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Source: Sam and KJ’s Suiseki Blog. As collectors of stones from numerous countries and followers of the antiquity market, we often review serious auctions of fine viewing stones.  Today’s post covers auctions that were held in Hong Kong, London and New York some time back.  We hope that it encourages us to document our stones Read More

Packin’

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Source: Backcountry Bonsai Blog. Spring is knocking on the door here in the Rockies, and we’re pumped to be back in the mountains! With the occasional cold spell and several wet snows, winter isn’t quite over yet. Nonetheless, with a few nice breaks in the weather, roots are thawed, and we’re back in action. To celebrate Backcountry’s kick-off to Read More