Latest News – Merry Christmas and Sale Day Announcement

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: John Hanby Bonsai School. I would like to take this opportunity to wish all my bonsai students, customers, clients, and friends a Merry Christmas and a very Happy, Peaceful and Prosperous New Year. If I don’t see you on the sale day I look forward to welcoming you all again to Newstead in 2018. Read More

Fall cleanup on a corkbark JBP

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Nebari Bonsai Blog. This one is fussy, maybe it’s the cultivar; Kyokko Yatsabusa, or just the fact it’s a corkbark black pine.  I pruned and wired it out in 2014, and it’s taken all of the last 4 growing seasons to strengthen to a point where light pruning was an option again.  An aggressive Read More

Rocky Mountain Bonsai

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsaibark. I lifted this Rocky mountain juniper from Ryan Neil's Bonsai Mirai. A photo of the entire tree is below So many thoughts zip through my mind when I see trees like this…. not the least of which is the objection that some people have to deadwood, especially lavish displays; even though if you’ve been to upper Read More

Creating exposed root pines – follow-up techniques

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Tonight Blog. In the last post we looked at a technique for starting exposed root pine bonsai. When all goes according to plan, the tree will grow into its new container and look something like the photo below a year later. Exposed root pine one year after planting in a deep container The Read More

Fast track to bonsai with Sally

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Swindon and District Bonsai Blog. 1st place, SM Trident Maple Sally started out with bonsai in 2006 and has been working hard for 11 years to develop her trees and has really mastered techniques like leaf size reduction and ramification on Trident maples and loves to work on them. Her favourite tree is the Read More

Black Scissors in China and grand opening

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Shohin Bonsai Europe Blog. China A few days left before going to China with the Black Scissors community. Look very much forward meeting friends and making new ones. And not the least, to work on trees at the demo. 2014. At the Mini Bonsai Paradise nursery in China. Promising bonsai future I can’t remember Read More