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Bud-Ten Bunratty

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Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. What a great looking show! Bonsai Eejit From small acorns mighty oaks grow…. It was an absolute pleasure to be be involved with Ray Egan at Bud Garden Centre in Bunratty and watch the first (and not the last) Bud-ten exhibition come together. Bud Garden Centre in the Shadow of Read More

2019 46th Upstate New York Bonsai Exhibition & Sale

4 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. The year’s annual bonsai exhibition & sale took place at the Monroe Community Hospital in Rochester, New York, on May 18-19, 2019. Our society of approximately 150 people have members from Erie and Williamsport, PA, Syracuse, Buffalo, Ithaca, NY as well as in the greater Rochester area. Members from these far Read More

The Dark Paths of Apprentices

7 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. This is an update on the Dark Paths thread initiated in the last post. I overheard a conversation which was quite clearly a conspiracy, though it was in sotto voce and I was likely intended to hear it. My two apprentices, both disgustingly young, were plotting to take my scissors away Read More

Bonsai Study Group Exhibition 2019 – Part 4

1 week ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. This is the last few that I took photos of, not Australian native plants but a good variety. Japanese Box Olive – African Flowering Quince A Japanese maple with sun damaged leaves by the look of it. Go to the source blog (Watto Bonsai Blog) to read the full article: Bonsai Read More

Bonsai Study Group Exhibition 2019 – Part 3

1 week ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. A few more photos on the Australian native theme. Port Jackson Fig Melaleuca Melaleuca Banksia serrata Melaleuca Queensland Bottle Tree Go to the source blog (Watto Bonsai Blog) to read the full article: Bonsai Study Group Exhibition 2019 – Part 3 Read More

Bonsai Study Group Exhibition 2019 – Part 2

1 week ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. OK, onto a few Aus natives that were there. Angophora coctata Callistemon viminalis – Bottlebrush Kunzea Lilly Pilly Baeckea – Sannantha virgata Fig – Little Ruby Melaleuca linariifloria – Claret Tops Mistletoe fig Go to the source blog (Watto Bonsai Blog) to read the full article: Bonsai Study Group Exhibition 2019 Read More

Bonsai Study Group Exhibition 2019

1 week ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. On 11 May 2019 I attended the the exhibition put on by the Bonsai Study Group in Sydney. A cool day weather wise greeted us but the company was welcoming and warm. I know I say this ad nauseam but the lighting at these events doesn’t allow the visiting public to Read More

World Bonsai Day 2019

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. Each year the second Saturday of May has been designated as World Bonsai Day. This is an internationally celebrated event dedicated to furthering bonsai awareness and appreciation. World Bonsai Day was initiated by the World Bonsai Friendship Federation to honor the memory of Saburo Kato, renowned bonsai master and founder of Read More

A Little Eucalyptus

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. The Australian gum tree is iconic around here and I have been trying to bonsai one for a while. Typically they are a little difficult but perseverance is the key I think. The more you do the more you are likely to learn and experimenting with processes will eventually bring results. Read More

Illawarra Bonsai Society Exhibition 2019 – Part 3

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. The last few trees I took photos of are those that were of interest, not particularly because they were the best bonsai on display, but they just had some interest for me. Deodar Cedar Eucalyptus Camilla flower Camellia bonsai Bottlebrush Bottlebrush group Go to the source blog (Watto Bonsai Blog) to Read More