Repotting an olive bonsai

2 months ago Nebby 0
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

Ride needed on Sunday, October 8 from Chicago area to Detroit area.

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Walter Pall Bonsai Blog. Ride needed on Sunday, October 8 from Chicago area to Detroit area. On Sunday, October 8 my Int. Bonsai Academy at Hidden Gardens, south of Chicago will end mid-afternoon. I hope to get a ride with someone who drives to Detroit area right away. I should be there sometime in Read More

Some comments on bonsai tree root work

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Tree Blog. This is going to be a short post, but as it was a public holiday yesterday I took advantage of the uninterrupted opportunity to repot two bonsai which were showing signs of waking up. I thought I would share a few comments which I think you might find useful, about the Read More

I Continue To Be Amazed – Here’s The Latest

3 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai South – Zach Smith Bonsai Blog. Bonsai stories don’t usually develop all that quickly, bonsai being largely a matter of time and what you do here and there along the way.  But this one has been Continue Reading → Read More

Wild Cherry #24

3 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Walter Pall Bonsai Blog. The tree now is in this great pot by Christian Rastner from Austria. It is planted a bit high on purpose. In two years the tree will have corrected this and it will look right. If I had not done this the tree then would sit too low. Read More

Cutback and partial defoliation on trident maple

3 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Tonight Blog. Healthy trident maples are among the most vigorous deciduous bonsai species. When they are growing well, they can be defoliated three – and sometimes four – times each year. Climate and tree health determine exactly how many times makes sense for any given tree. I partially defoliated a root-over-rock trident back in Read More