newszine

Winter flowers?

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Growing Bonsai Blog. The Brazilian raintree has not realized yet it is winter. Half of the summer the tree was dormant. But now.. It has exploded with growth in the window sill. Since about a week it is even flowering! Go to the source blog (Growing Bonsai Blog) to read the full article: Winter Read More

Yew bonsai from hedging material

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Growing Bonsai Blog. History of hedgerow yew for bonsai Some 5 years ago I pulled a Taxus hedge from a garden. Upon collecting I realized that the plants had been planted without taking of the netting that the grower of the original plants had put on the rootball for transport. The roots had grown Read More

Nick Lenz Exhibition

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Growing Bonsai Blog. Nick Lenz is an American bonsai artist. Some of his best known trees are the combination of the statue of Penelope, embraced by a Larch, and the Devil’s Cedar, a Northern White Cedar with deadwood that gives the impression of a devils’ head. Both bonsai give an out of this world Read More

A Holiday Story-

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. Some may recognize this as a previous post entitled ‘A New Year’s Story’, and I beg forgiveness for the repeat; finishing up Bonsai Heresy (proofing just completed) has been all-absorbing. But I figured this story had continued utility, like last year’s advent calendar does: Usually I offer the bungled photos of Read More

BYOB? Bring Your Own Bonsai, of Course!

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Ry2Tree2 Bonsai Blog. Source material: 2019, October 28          Some of you may already know I participate heavily in Seattle's bonsai community through the Puget Sound Bonsai Association. We aim to share bonsai with the public around Seattle and to help local bonsai artists elevate their skills. To that end, we Read More

Haunted Hollows – Halloween Bonsai!

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Ry2Tree2 Bonsai Blog. Source material: 2019, October-November          This week, I am especially happy to share that I have finished applying to my Ph.D. programs! Now I can finally return to my more creative pursuits and share them with you all again. Luckily, I have recently been inspired to create some new, unique ways Read More

Front Cover and Brief Review of Bonsai Heresy—

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. As it’s terrifically difficult to write a review of one’s own work and still sleep at night, I’m copying here what Wayne Schoech of Stone Lantern wrote in his newsletter about my forthcoming book Bonsai Heresy: 56 Myths Exposed using Science and Tradition— Here’s the glimpse into the future we promised, Michael’s Bonsai Read More

Kokko-En Bonsai Garden of Yasushi Yoshimura

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. The 2019 7th Winter Silhouette Bonsai Expo, sponsored by Steve Zeisel, was a huge success. The bonsai, displays, demonstrations, critique and vendors were all wonderful and well attended. On Saturday afternoon a Benefit Auction was held to help pay for the event expenses. Vendors, exhibitors and friends donated bonsai related items Read More

Deciduous Early Development Part III: Styrax

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. Styrax is, like the magnolia featured in Part II of this series, a rarely seen deciduous bonsai. Mr. Takeyama in Japan has some remarkable styrax specimens, and seeing his was the reason I started trying them for bonsai. This specimen is Styrax japonicus, also known as Japanese snowbell- Continuing the theme of Read More

2019 7th Winter Silhouette Bonsai Expo

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. The Winter Silhouette Bonsai Expo is being held in Kannapolis, North Carolina, near Charlotte, on Saturday and Sunday 7-8, 2109. This special exhibition is held in an elegant venue covered with marble walls and floors at the North Carolina Research Lab. The four story building is a unique venue to display Read More