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Callistemon from Dig

3 hours ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. On 2 February 2019 a couple of bonsai tragic’s went to dig a couple of bottlebrush from a property half way between Goulburn and Canberra. They were going to be removed the next week to make way for road extensions on the property and even though it was hot, very hot, Read More

Alpine Bottlebrush

3 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. I recently joined the Victorian Native Bonsai Club and this was following the AABC convention conducted by the club that featured only Australian native plants as bonsai and to say the least I was hooked. I have had an interest for some time but this exhibition really excited me in what Read More

Intensive Bonsai Course Sign-ups!

3 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Bjorn Bjorholm Bonsai Blog. Sign Up Today!We are excited to announce that sign-ups have begun for our 2019-2020 Intensive Bonsai Courses. Choose either the Conifer Track or Broadleaf Track, or choose to enroll in both. If you are interested in joining the classes, please check out the schedule below and follow the link to Read More

The Art of Micro-Positioning

5 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. Many of us started out the same way—with all our bonsai benches in full sun, or all of them tucked under the shade of a massive tree. Too little love or too much. Either way after witnessing some bonsai getting grumpier we ponder where else we might put them. And that Read More

Advanced Bonsai Course 2 with Bjorn Bjorholm

1 week ago Nebby 0
Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. Over the past 20 years, technology has dramatically transformed how we live, how we work and how we connect. How we learn is no exception. So when I was asked to review The Advanced Bonsai Course 2 the long awaited sequel to the The Advanced Course from Bonsai Empire, I Read More

Japan Bonsai Tours 2020

1 week ago Nebby 0
Source: Bjorn Bjorholm Bonsai Blog. 2020 Japan Bonsai ToursWe are excited to announce sign-ups have begun for our 2020 Japan Bonsai Tours! In 2020, Bjorn and Nanxi will be hosting two tours – one for the famous Gafu-ten Shohin Exhibition held in January and another for the Kokufu-ten in February. The Gafu-ten Tour will begin Read More

A Spruce Bites the Dust

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. Its not quite winter yet but the wind has been blowing a gale, its raining (sideways) and its freezing cold. That’s all the ingredients necessary for a bonsai to be blown off the bench and that is what happened. The spruce that hit the deck was due for a repot this Read More

A Wildlife Tree Snag Gets Made—

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. Our friend Brian French is a wildlife arborist specializing in habitat creation. He’s also the State Coordinator for the Oregon Champion Tree Registry. And he came out to create a full-sized tree snag in my front yard, making for an unusual day in the bonsai garden. When this vigorous 60′ Douglas Read More

Literati Australian Native Plants

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. It seams that Australian native plants as bonsai has been a theme recently and what has struck me was the number of trees designed in the literati or bunjin style. For many years I have been a fan of this style and it is pleasing to me to see the Australian Read More

NATIONAL BONSAI CONVENTION 2019 – Part 4

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. I hope that by breaking the standard bonsai exhibition way of doing things we will see many more Australian native plant exhibitions in the future. Of course the difficulty is to get quality bonsai on show but one of the things I took away from the convention in Melbourne was that Read More