Marc’s Masterpiece & Bonsai Warsaw with More Answers

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Source: Bonsaibark. Here's that close up of Marc Noelander's monumental masterpiece Wall Bonsai that we featured last week (the uncropped photo is below). We're showing it again because now we have some answers to your questions (courtesy of Marc)... "The wall planting is a Juniper procumbens. More than one... 3 big plants and 4 days work." Read More

Bonsai Stories

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Source: Bonsaibark. The smaller trunk was blown over in storm and saved when it landed on a tiny rock island. Fortunately, just enough of the roots are intact and a surviving branch has grown up to become the new crown. One of several stories told by this remarkable planting. The artist is Nacho Marin, a Read More

More European Bonsai – Poland this Time

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Source: Bonsaibark. We found this Japanese white pine (Goyomatsu) at Bonsai Warsaw. The other photos shown here are from the Warsaw Bonsai Show. They were posted by Will Baddeley (links for both are below) Polish bonsai anyone? And just in case you think I’m a mole planted here to showcase European bonsai… well, it’s true, I do appreciate Read More

Boxwood Bonsai – Before & After Armageddon

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Source: Bonsaibark. Michael Hagedorn's Japanese boxwood. Here's part of what Michael wrote about this tree (from his Crataegus Bonsai blog)... "And after the new flush of leaves came out, summer 2017. Defoliation creates regrowth with smaller leaves. This photo is after minimal wiring and pad cleanup. There is a scale shift from the earlier, un-defoliated Read More

Adding Drama to an Already Dramatic Bonsai

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Source: Bonsaibark. Is this spectacular Juniper in its equally spectacular pot, listing just a tad to the left? Or is it just me? No matter, to my eye at least, the tension set up by this feeling adds a little more drama to an already very dramatic tree Here’s a post from our archives (Novemeber, 2012). It Read More