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The Winter Look in Summer

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. During July this year I attended the AABC convention in Melbourne. The idea of having the convention in the middle of winter was to showcase trees in winter, especially deciduous trees without leaves. As today is the first day of summer I thought I would post a few trees in their Read More

A Nap in the Nebari

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. As you can see, this muscular bonsai belongs to David Benavente, one of Europe’s best know bonsai artists. The tree isn’t identified on our source, but it looks a lot like a Japanese white pine Today we’ve got a quick study of two David Benavente’s pines. We’ve long been impressed with David’s Read More

Keen Observation & Considerable Skill

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Windswept bonsai are few and far between. Especially really good ones like this. It’s not just a question of pointing everything in one direction. It must be done in a way that’s convincing. This involves keen observation and considerable skill We haven’t seen many bonsai from India, but if these trees are representative, Read More

Defying Bonsai Convention & Site Wide Sale Ends Tonight

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Defying convention and coming out with flying colors. Walter Pall repotted this maple during the heat of mid-summer and it didn’t even blink Just back from a long trip late last night, with plenty of catching up to do, so we’ll keep it simple by rerunning yesterday’s  post (and remind you that our Read More

Bonsai Essentials Site Wide Special Ends Tonight

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. STONE LANTERN’S 20% OFF SITE WIDE SALE  MEANS DOUBLE DISCOUNTS* *ON OUR ITEMS THAT ARE ALREADY ON SALE AND A MINIMUM OF 20% OFF ON EVERYTHING ELSE   THIS great SPECIAL ENDS WEDNESDAY, NOV 28TH AT 11:59PM EST — All of our large selection of Bonsai Books are at least 20% off Most are Read More

The Fortingall Yew over 5000 years old

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. The Fortingall Yew, a heritage tree of international importance situated in the Highland Perthshire village of Fortingall, eight miles west of Aberfeldy in Scotland. On a VERY windy day in October, I visited TheFortingall Yew in Glen Lyon the tree is at the geographical heart of Scotland and stands within Read More

Bees on the Privet Flowers

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. In some places the common old privet is not considered a good tree for bonsai. In other places it is used extensively and admired, thus is the life of this species. This is Ligustrum Vulgare and I have had it for a long time. It was rescued from a garden where Read More

Defying Bonsai Convention Without Even Blinking – Site Wide Sale Ends Tomorrow

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Defying convention and coming out with flying colors. Walter Pall repotted this maple during the heat of mid-summer and it didn’t even blink So why are we talking about mid-summer when it’s freezing outside? Well, really there’s no good reason except today I’m flying and driving from the Rockies home to Vermont, so Read More

First potting for a Prunus Mahaleb

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. This tree is an air layer created by my great friend Hans van Meer, it’s been 4 years in the making and was styled by me in March this year. The potting took place as it was strong and ready to go into a bonsai pot. Prior to repotting work Read More

Where in the World?

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. No caption with this one, but it looks a lot like three Shimpaku junipers growing on a precariously balanced stone, with small ground cover plants and moss Back to Bill Valavanis’ Japan journey. Today we’ll show you some of his photos from 2018 38th Nippon Bonsai Taikan Exhibition. Just bear in mind that Read More