Selecting branches to decandle

3 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Tonight Blog. Two of my young pines are almost – but not quite – ready to be fully decandled. The tree below, for example, looks ready, though you might notice that the upper branches are a bit far away from the relatively small trunk. Japanese black pine – 13 years from seed The Read More

Ezo Spruce #8

3 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Walter Pall Bonsai Blog. This is my birthday present. The image with the final slab is a virtual. In two weeks Jan Culek will bring the slab to my place and we will mount the group. This will be reported. Read More

Before & After – Same Artist, Another Bonsai

3 months ago Nebby 0
Originator: Bonsaibark The striking results you see here involve the eye of an artist and the skill of a professional. In this case, Manuel Germade is both the artist and the professional. There's no mention of the type tree and I won't guess. The caption reads  "Manuel Germade Bonsai Maintenance - Rocco Cicciarello (Italy)" I cropped the before photo to eliminate Read More

Before & After – Maintaining & Upgrading Quality Bonsai

3 months ago Nebby 0
Originator: Bonsaibark This high quality bonsai provides an excellent example of a before and after, when the before is already a well established tree. The tree belongs to Yannik Kiggen (coincidentally, we just did a first time post on Yannick last month). The artist is Manuel Germade, another first timer here on Bark. Though the variety isn't Read More

Elephant meeting at Minoru Bonsai in Germany

3 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Walter Pall Bonsai Blog. Minoru bonsai is in Necakgemünd near Heidelberg, Germany. It is run by Michael Tran. Recently Michael has invited a few big names for a friendly meeting.Here some glimpses. Present were Michael Tran, Christian Prybliski, Werner Busch, Valetin Brose, WP and others. As special guests we had Danny Use from Belgium Read More

Dance, People, Bird & Other Innovative Bonsai

3 months ago Nebby 0
Originator: Bonsaibark Selecting a lead tree isn't always easy. Especially with so many good bonsai to choose from. I settled on this one partly because it's a full cascade and good full cascade bonsai aren't that common, and partly because of the tree's overall relaxed feel; the unusual way the foliage seems draped across the Read More