Winter Bonsai Silhouettes – Coming Sooner than You Think

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Source: Bonsaibark. In addition to the massive nebari and the lush soft green foliage contrasted with the soft creme pot, you might appreciate the near perfect photograph. It was taken by the omnipresent Joe Noga (all the photos in this post are his as are numerous other bonsai photos featured on this blog and elsewhere). As you Read More

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5 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Scratch Bonsai Blog. Short Leg Productions Presents: A Trident Maple Conundrum – http://wp.me/p1biSU-2ln Read More

A Small Man Contemplates a White Pine from Below

5 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsaibark. I borrowed this delicious little gem from Michael Bonsai. Michael doesn't say who it belongs to or what it is, but given his fondness for Japanese black pines, and given that it looks like a Japanese black pine, well you get the drift. We could even go a little further and speculate that Read More

Short Leg Productions Presents: A Trident Maple Conundrum

5 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Al Blog. On a whim, I decided that I might take problem trees from various places on the net and take them on as a challenge to come up with a solution to these problem trees. I find that working on these trees in the privacy of my blog allows me the freedom Read More

Celebrating Forty Years of Bonsai

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Source: Bonsaibark. This sweet Japanese black pine with its thinned and reduced needles and its gnarled old trunk jumps right off the page. The luminous pot and the way it accentuates the color of the tree's bark doesn't hurt either. Together they provide a study in simplicity and attention to detail. It belongs to Michael (of Michael Bonsai). Read More

Willow Leaf Ficus

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Source: Bonsai Al Blog. I purchased this small Willowleaf Ficus from Gary Lai in Southern California at the yearly fundraiser for the Southern Collection, The Bonsai-a-thon. I picked this up for $120.00. I think it is important to list the price of plants for the general public to see how the pricing is different around Read More

The Dreaded Fungus

5 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Al Blog.   When it comes to keeping plants as ornamental’s like Bonsai, watering becomes a problem. Keeping plants in pots can be a problem since most of the watering is done by hand, and from overhead. While for the most part this is not bad for the plant, it can become dangerous Read More

Meandering Myrtles

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Source: Bonsaibark. Here's the copy from our source (a Bark post last November titled Meandering Lines)...  "This Myrtle (Myrtus communis) belongs to Andrea Albergo. The pot is by Greg Ceramics and the photo is by Harry Harrington. I chose it for the lead tree for several reasons; I'm not sure I've ever seen a Myrtle Read More

Repotting an olive bonsai

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Source: Bonsai Tonight Blog. I could have guessed that an olive I took home a few years ago had a trunk that extended below the soil. It was potted in a deep container and was far heavier than I’d expected. I confirmed this was the case the first time I repotted the tree. There wasn’t Read More