Eccentric Bonsai: Too Strange, or Just Strange Enough?

22 hours ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Strange as this old tree is, it all works together with a blend of eccentricity and balance (and remarkable ramification*). This photo and the others in this post are from Peter Tea Bonsai Way back in 2009 and early 2010 we ran a series of posts that we called Eccentric Bonsai. Read More

Callistemon Subulatus Update

2 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. I posted a story about this bottlebrush a few days ago and mentioned a new pot, well here is the new pot. I am quite pleased with the new look. The front The back Go to the source blog (Watto Bonsai Blog) to read the full article: Callistemon Subulatus Update Read More

Would You Believe a Bonsai Just Sold for $100,000?

2 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. You’ll have to scroll down to see the $100,000 bonsai, but this famous Hinoki planting by the even more famous Masahiko Kimura, just sold at the Taikan ten bonsai show for a mere 1,800,000 Japanese yen (approx $16,000) You think you blew your budget this season? How about some of these Read More

A Green T Under Your Tree

3 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. It’s not too late to wake up to a Green T under your tree GREEN T turntables ARE NOW 20% OFF WITH OUR SITE WIDE SALE Everything Else Is Also 20% off  Including items that are already discounted Orders placed by 2:00pm EST will be shipped the same business day discounts are computed at Read More

Watto’s Bonsai Pots

4 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. This year I started taking lessons in “pottery” however my teacher thinks of it as ceramic art I still manage to turn each project into a bonsai pot. I have had a great time and passed my first year as well as managing a few pots along the way. This is Read More

Bonsai Adventure & a Pot with a Story to Tell

4 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. A muscular old Camellia full of flowers and buds. This photo and the others in this post, were taken by Bill Valavanis during a recent visit to Shunka-en Bonsai Museum in Tokyo Shunka-en Bonsai Museum is the home, studio, gallery and growing area of Kunio Kobayashi. All the photos in this post were Read More

New Design for an Awarded Ponderosa Pine-

4 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. This bunjin pine won the Ben Oki award years ago, and then showed up on the cover of Bonsai Clubs International in 1992. The two and a half decades since have proven that Ponderosa does eventually ramify. In the last few years, however, the lower branch has weakened—made worse by an Read More

Eucalyptus as Bonsai

5 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. This is a Eucalyptus cinerea which is the local gum tree in this area so it seemed appropriate that I should have one in my collection. I bought this tree from a nursery at Yass and that was quite a few years ago. Unfortunately I don’t have any photos from “the Read More

Would You Like to See the Best Bonsai in Japan Up Close & Personal?

5 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. This powerful pine resides at the Shunka-em Bonsai Museum in Tokyo. Photo By Bill Valavanis (on his cell phone!) from his recent trip to Japan As long as we’ve got this shot (above) by Bill Valavanis from his latest Japanese bonsai expedition (stay posted for more tomorrow), here’s an expedition with an invitation just for Read More