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JAPANESE BOX

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. A few days ago I posted a photo of a shohin Buxus Microphylla but this one is much larger. I took photos now as this larger bonsai is also in flower and I just like it. This tree was dug from a local garden about seven years ago and I think Read More

Winning Shohin & Mame Bonsai

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. The winner of the Finest Mame Bonsai at the 6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition. It’s a Willow leaf ficus (Ficus neriifolia) that belongs to Johnson Teh. No dimensions are given, but some sources list mame as up to 4″ (10cm) tall. Others go a little taller. Oscar Jonker took the photo. I cropped Read More

Prune Your Pines Now—In Early Fall-

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. If we’re very busy with fall things like getting kids back to school and thwarting cold weather with insulation, we may have limited time to wire our pines. And yet simply pruning pines in the early fall will greatly enhance the vigor of interior shoots and will likely create new buds. The Read More

2018 6thUS NATIONAL BONSAI EXHIBITION Review

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog.   This year’s 2018 US National Bonsai Exhibition was held in East Rochester, New York on September 8-9, 2018. Over 40 volunteers worked hard from the Rochester area and also Canada, North Carolina and Ithaca from Tuesday through Friday to build backgrounds for showcasing nearly 300 of the finest bonsai in Read More

More Winning Bonsai & Some Value Added

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. The winner of the Finest Evergreen Bonsai at the 6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition. It’s a Rocky mountain juniper (Juniperus scopulorum) that belongs to Tim Priest. Oscar Jonker took the photo. I cropped it for a closer look. The original is below Continuing with the prize winning bonsai from the 6th U.S. National Bonsai Read More

JAPANESE BOX – Shohin

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. This Buxus microphylla has been with me for a few years now and is about 25cm high. I took these photos because the tree is in flower and that is nice. The photo of the flowers is not my best photo ever but I hope you get the impression. Go to Read More

Winning Deciduous Bonsai & a Little Break with Tradition

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Winner Finest Deciduous Bonsai at the 6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition. The tree is a Japanese maple (Acer palmatum) that belongs to Dennis Vojtilla. I cropped Oscar Jonker’s original photo (see just below) for a closer look Continuing with the prize winning bonsai from the 6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition, today we’ve got the Read More

Best Bonsai & Best Bonsai Show – The 6th U.S. National

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Winner of the Finest Bonsai at the 6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition. It’s a Japanese black pine (Pinus thunbergii) that belongs to  Suthin Sukosolvisit. I cropped the original (see below) for a closer look. The photo was taken by Oscar (Bonsai Empire) with a hand held camera and no special lighting. Stay posted for the rest of Read More

YEW No. 3 – Part 1

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. This is a Taxus Baccata (English Yew or European Yew) that I acquired a few years ago. I actually got two and hopefully I will post a story about the other trees’ progression another day. It was originally over three metres tall when I purchased it and I reduced the height Read More

‘Stampede’ Ponderosa Pine Styling…

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. There’s a story about the name ‘Stampede’. The Backcountry Bonsai guys enjoy naming the trees they collect, and having received several with memorable names I asked if this Ponderosa Pine had one. I only got an abbreviated version by text and maybe not the full story, but I gather it involved Read More