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Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. There is less than a month away from one of the finest bonsai exhibitions in the country. Now is the time to make plans to visit the Winter Silhouette Bonsai Expo in Kannapolis, North Carolina, near Charlotte, on Saturday and Sunday 7-8, 2109.   This special exhibition is held in an Read More

My new Ficus book

5 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Hunk Blog. It is getting close to Christmas and the holidays. If you have a bonsai friend or Ficus lover that needs a great book please consider buying a copy of my new book, The World of Ficus Bonsai. You might even want to buy one for yourself. I will sign your copy Read More


5 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Hunk Blog. Many of us do not have easy access to larger materials and must use small plants or cuttings to develop their bonsai. One way to utilize smaller material is to cultivate cuttings from a desirable plant. In this case it is a Ficus concinna with lovely new foliage that is quite Read More

2019 Autumn Beauty At The International Bonsai Arboretum

1 week ago Nebby 0
Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog.   The “official” 2019 growing season has now ended, despite the lack of a killing frost, yet. We do expect some cold days later this week in the mid-20F range, and perhaps two inches of snow. That’s actually what I’m waiting for, so the bonsai in the main display area can Read More