Winter Silhouette Show 2018 #54!

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Source: Baiko-En Bonsai Kenkyukai. The Winter Silhouette that Baikoen Bonsai Club present annually for 54 years celebrates the leafless beauty deciduous trees. In this format of a show there is no hiding of crossed or faulty branching. It is appreciating bonsai at its simplest form: the trunk line and ramification. Cork Bark Elm – Michael Read More

A Sneak Peek

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Source: Scratch Bonsai Blog. Like all bonsai enthusiasts in the dead of winter, I’m excited about the potential of the growing season ahead. I’ve a lot catch up on after two years of inactivity in the garden but in some cases this has been a good thing. Some of the field grown material has flourished Read More

Oak Week at Kaizen Bonsai

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Source: Kaizen Bonsai Blog. Having been laid low for the last few weeks I have been severely limited in what I can get done around here. This time of year we start to get real busy buying new stock and preparing trees for sale later in the year. Over the last few weeks all I Read More

New Projects for 2018

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Source: BonTsai Blog. I’ve started quite a few new projects for the year, hopefully setting them on a path to become excellent bonsai in the future. Perhaps when I take them further in development I’ll give them their own designated posts but for now check em out.   Ficus Microcapra “Tiger Bark” (2014–) This tree Read More

Water Saving Tips for Bonsai Artists

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Source: Bonsai Tree Blog. Background Freshwater is becoming an increasingly rare resource globally. In the Western Cape of South Africa where I live never before have we experience drought to the extent that we are now. At the time of writing this article, every citizen’s total daily water allowance has been reduced to 50L per Read More

Steve Mckee’s bonsai safari

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Source: Swindon and District Bonsai Blog. Best Chuhin, Steve McKee in 2015 Steve Mckee is a well known bonsai enthusiast and he got into bonsai after seeing them at a local show around 35 years ago. From then on he got the first edition of the British bonsai magazine and bought Peter Chans book. He then went Read More

Bonsai – bonsai – bonsai

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Source: Shohin Bonsai Europe Blog. Bonsai is a very big part of my life, and it seems like it can’t stop going in that direction. My website has changed from being a enthusiasts thoughts and experiences shared, to be a bonsai professional platform. Why is that so?’ I have done bonsai for many years and Read More

CEDRUS DEODARA

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Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. I purchased this Deodar Cedar from a friend in 2017 and it has been resting and getting accustomed to new surroundings and weather since then. It has had the standard treatment of water and fertilizer but has needed a few trims as it is quite a prolific grower. I hope that Read More

Revenge of the Mantis

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Source: My Bonsai Obsession Blog. A few days ago, while pruning one of my trees, I came across a praying mantis on my work surface. I’m pretty sure it’s not the same one I first wrote about back in May 2017. This one seems much thinner and I’m convinced it’s a male. Once my work was Read More

SOME INDOOR WINTER PRUNNING AND WIRING.

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Source: Hans van Meer Bonsai Blog. Hi everybody, all my Bonsai luckily made it safely through yesterday’s uniquely heavy Western storm that took several lives and caused 90+ million in damages to houses and buildings and tipping over more than 70 trucks causing huge day-long traffic jams and paralysing almost all plain and train traffic for most of the Read More