Monster Demo Bonsai on a Monster Hydraulic Turntable

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Source: Bonsaibark Monster Demo Bonsai on a Monster Hydraulic Turntable That's famous bonsai master, Kunio Kobayashi on the right, getting ready to tackle his monster demo tree. And yes, that's a Green T Professional Hydraulic Lift Bonsai Turntable gamely holding the behemoth up. The after shot is below It’s Saturday, a good day to catch up Read More

The Start Of A Superb Crabapple Bonsai-To-Be

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Source: Bonsai South – Zach Smith Bonsai Blog. A bonsai friend in Pennsylvania sent me some Crabapples, Malus species, earlier this year.  I’ve been having a great time with them.  The first round of specimens included this one, Continue Reading → Read More

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Source: Walter Pall Bonsai Blog. Academy language is German. But English speakers can participate. We will communicate, don’t worry.Int. Bonsai Akademie und Sommerfest bei Minoru Bonsai Standort: Minoru Bonsai Alter Bammentaler Weg 10 69151 Neckargemünd http://minorubonsai.de/tel.: 017620778488 Zeitpunkt: 29. -30. Juli 2017,  Samstag 9:00 bis 16:30, Sonntag 10:00 bis 16:30 Kosten: Teilnehmer ein Tag 75 Euro Zuseher 40 Read More

Rising to the Challenge – Another Before & After Bonsai

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Originator: Bonsaibark This radical before and after Sargent's Juniper (Juniperus sargenti, aka Shimpaku) required technical and artistic skills you don't see everyday. The artist is Salatore Liporace Staying with our before & after theme. This one is from our archives (August, 2014).  It was titled Technical Skills, Great Vision & An Unsolved Mystery. The artist is Salvatore Liporace. My Read More

Selecting branches to decandle

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Source: Bonsai Tonight Blog. Two of my young pines are almost – but not quite – ready to be fully decandled. The tree below, for example, looks ready, though you might notice that the upper branches are a bit far away from the relatively small trunk. Japanese black pine – 13 years from seed The Read More

Ezo Spruce #8

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Source: Walter Pall Bonsai Blog. This is my birthday present. The image with the final slab is a virtual. In two weeks Jan Culek will bring the slab to my place and we will mount the group. This will be reported. Read More

Before & After – Same Artist, Another Bonsai

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Originator: Bonsaibark The striking results you see here involve the eye of an artist and the skill of a professional. In this case, Manuel Germade is both the artist and the professional. There's no mention of the type tree and I won't guess. The caption reads  "Manuel Germade Bonsai Maintenance - Rocco Cicciarello (Italy)" I cropped the before photo to eliminate Read More

Before & After – Maintaining & Upgrading Quality Bonsai

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Originator: Bonsaibark This high quality bonsai provides an excellent example of a before and after, when the before is already a well established tree. The tree belongs to Yannik Kiggen (coincidentally, we just did a first time post on Yannick last month). The artist is Manuel Germade, another first timer here on Bark. Though the variety isn't Read More