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Movement, Power & Artistic Freedom

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Abstract bonsai art. I think there’s a temptation to judge trees with elaborately carved deadwood. But maybe it’s best to just appreciate the skill involved and not worry about too much deadwood or whether the result look like our sense of what’s natural or not. Not to downplay the importance of Read More

43rdPark Ave Art Festival & Gudmund Jos Olsson

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. This is the 24thyear I have been selected to display and sell bonsai in the Park Ave Art Festival. My Monday Senior Crew and I create indoor bonsai for the public to introduce them to the art. Easy to maintain sub tropical species are used so they have good luck keeping Read More

Not All Bonsai Need Deadwood

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. It takes a strong tree to handle a pot like this. This Pistacio (Pistacia chinensis Bunge) has at least two features that qualify: its muscular trunk which works well with the depth of the pot (deep pots with thin trunks just don’t work) and its lushly hued full crown which contrasts with the pot’s brilliance. Today Read More

Great Bonsai Deserve a Great Turntable

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Everything looks good on a Green T turntable and this powerful rock planting by Jan Culek is no exception Just in case you missed it, we’re going to feature our famous Green T  Turntables again (it’s always worth another look). The time is always right for you to own and enjoy your own Green T Turntable (Basic or Plus models) while Read More

Great Bonsai Shots – a Story of Time & Human Artistry

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. A story of time and human artistry. This shot (looks like a Japanese white pine) is from Kunio Kobayashi’s famous Shunkaen Bonsai Museum in Edogawa, Tokyo Prefecture, Japan.  When I first saw it, I was sure that it’s from the tree below. After closer examination, I’m not so sure. All the photos Read More

The Monk, Bonsai Before & After

5 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Before and after by Salvador De Loy Reyes. He calls it The Monk, but gives no other information, including no species (looks a lot like a Shimpaku juniper) or details of any kind, though you might guess it was originally field grown and purposely twisted to look like an old Japanese yamadori (bonsai collected Read More

HELLO…..IS ANYBODY OUT THERE?!

5 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Hans van Meer Bonsai Blog.   HELLO…..IS ANYBODY OUT THERE?! Hi Everybody, after the horror of losing my blog and everything on it…without having made a backup…..so all my adventures of the last years were gone! With the kind online help and tip from a friendly WordPress helper, I managed to recover half of Read More

Trident Maple Bonsai in a Well Chosen Pot

5 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Sweet! I thought you might like to see this. It’s Carl Morrow’s Trident maple in a very well chosen and appropriately sized pot (Carl sent photos in an email, so no links) Last week we featured a Robert Steven critique of a Trident maple that belongs to Carl Morrow (Size Matters & Read More