Heavenly Bonsai, an Old Larch, a Tree that Never Gave Up & a Terrific Subtext

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog.

American Larch (Larix laricina – aka Tamarack) by Larch Master Nick Lenz (from our archives). This brings us to the 6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition (September, 8th and 9th in Rochester). We will bring some field grown larches of our own. Nothing like this masterpiece. Just some rough stock, mostly 15 to 25 year old that originally came from a friend’s land. We have been digging some every year and growing them on here at my place, for the last 14 years or so. We’ve been pruning for taper, so we’ve got some pretty good trunks. We’ll try to have some decent photos soon Sometimes I think I’m getting dull (duller?) I’ve been doing this for almost ten years and I’ve barely changed the format. My comments haven’t evolved all that much either. I’ve become a little more selective in what I chose to post, so that’s something. And the images are larger too,  which also counts for something. But that’s about it. I’ve picked all the low hanging fruit, I’m not tall enough for any higher and I forgot where I put my ladder anyway So, as I see it, it’s time to shake things up a bit and try something we haven’t done for a long time (if that doesn’t scare you, nothing will). A post without a single theme! (there is a subtext, but I haven’t figured out what it is) Before we go on… Due to the Trade War Tariffs It’s time to raise Wire Prices We’ve hung on as…

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