September: Topiary Gone Bonsai (Eugenia)

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Source: Practical Bonsai Blog. Topiary and Bonsai are almost like cousins. Both are practices that shape plants into something unnatural that we’d like them to be. Bonsai makes little trees. Topiary makes bushes and trees shaped like… stuff.   In order to get a ball of foliage you have to trim your material, and as Read More

American Bonsai at Kokufu?

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Source: Bonsaibark. NOTE: I DON'T KNOW WHY THE TOP HALF OF THIS POST APPEARS IN THESE IRRITATING CAPS. IT DOESN'T SHOW THAT WAY ON MY ORIGINAL... This Japanese hemlock belongs to Doug Paul, an American who lives in Pennsylvania and who happens to be the owner of the famous Kennett Collection. The following is quoted Read More