How to Sharpen Concave Cutters

3 months ago Nebby 0
Source: BonTsai Blog. *note, I’ll be editing and improving this article over time so check back or ask me any questions on anything you didn’t get* I’m a DIYer kind of person. I hate sending things out to get fixed or spending money that I could otherwise save. Concave cutters, the quintessential bonsai tool, seldom Read More

Bonsai Network Podcast | Episode 2

3 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bjorn Bjorholm Bonsai Blog. In Episode 2, we utilize Hofstede’s Cultural Dimensions Theory to analyze Japanese culture and its influence on contemporary Bonsai Art. The post Bonsai Network Podcast | Episode 2 appeared first on Bjorn Bjorholm. Go to the source blog (Bjorn Bjorholm Bonsai Blog) to read the full article: Bonsai Network Podcast Read More

Hibari Elm

3 months ago Nebby 0
Source: BonTsai Blog. In late 2016 I purchased a large variegated elm at a steal of a price. Within the thick canopy hid a region of significant inverse taper. Perhaps problematic but I immediately recognized the potential as a layer candidate. As a weaker ulmus parvifolia cultivar you don’t too many of em that has grown Read More

Happy New Year 2018!

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bjorn Bjorholm Bonsai Blog. While 2017 was full of big changes and surprises for us, 2018 is shaping up to be even more epic!  We have lots of new announcements in this week’s Vlog, so please check it out. Stay tuned for more updates soon! Also, we have just launched a brand new PODCAST! Read More

Root Over Rock Chinese Elm Update

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: BonTsai Blog. Happy New Years folks. Here’s the last project for the year. It’s a root over rock chinese elm I grown from seed. I thought I’d share more of it’s history before I describe the work I’ve done to it. The tree began as a doner seedling from a mature elm tree in Read More

Ficus microcarpa development of cuttings

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Hunk Blog. Here are two Ficus microcarpa bonsai of small size. Both were taken from cuttings from one of my large Ficus. They have always been in small pots so their growth has been slow. They are now more than a dozen years since having been harvested. The mother tree has provided many Read More

Colorful Long-Term Bonsai Projects-

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. A couple weeks back we photographed all the Dwarf Flowering Quince ‘Chojubai’ that were looking fancy, as they all decided to bloom at the same time this year. Which is not textbook Chojubai, but it happened. Happy Holidays everyone, here’s some trees in their fancy clothes starting with three older quince, Read More

How to Live in a Teacup

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. First an apology. I promised the next post would be about juniper jin, and as you can tell, this is not that. Since this summer, the construction of a house has been my focus, which is partly why my posts this fall have not had their usual frequency. In lieu of the Read More

How to create bonsai figs

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Hunk Blog. We all learn to appreciate thick trunked, massively tapered trunks in our first years in bonsai. I remember well trying to achieve this look with my trees and failing. I could neither afford nor find material that worked well for this style of bonsai. In the last number of years I Read More

First work on a Yamadori Yew ‘Pagoda’ style

5 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. Its always exciting when you tackle a piece of raw material for the first time, the element of discovery (and sometimes disappointment) seeing the image that you have in your head appear before your eyes is great. This tree was collected over 4 years ago, this is a tall thin Read More