The Trophy part 8

1 week ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. This will be the last photos from my visit to the “Trophy”. I didn’t take a photo of every tree displayed (which I am disappointed now) but in my opinion I did save one of the best for last. This is a Pinus mugo by Nik Rozman, a yamadori, a European Read More

Just Another Before & After Bonsai?

1 week ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Itoigawa juniper before and after by Gabriel Romero Aguade By now you may have seen dozens, if not hundreds of before and after bonsai posts. Some were done in a matter of hours and some took years to complete. When I first saw this one, my guess was it falls into Read More

Fun from the Trophy 2019

1 week ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. The two and a half days we spent at the “Trophy” were fantastic, the exhibition trees, the demonstrations, the traders stands and all the other activities that take place during the show made it a very enjoyable and fun experience. Enough talk, a few more exhibition trees to enjoy. Sabina juniper Read More

A Friendly Plug for a Famous Bonsai Magazine

1 week ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. The cover of the latest issue of Bill Valavanis’ International Bonsai Magazine We’ve been featuring the bonsai and bonsai related exploits of Bill Valavanis for a long time, but I don’t think we’ve ever featured his famous International Bonsai Magazine. So we’re way overdue I won’t say too much here (we’ll Read More

Time to Throw the Switch!?

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. This delightful creation by Sandro Segneri has nothing to do with the switch, though it is exciting and new just like our soon-to-be-live New Stonelantern Website First the switch … Sometime this weekend (or shortly thereafter) our NEW STONELANTERN WEBSITE will go live. I won’t say much more except it promises Read More

Bonsai At GardenScape 2019

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog.   GardenScape 2019 is the annual flower and garden show in Rochester, New York, which runs from March 14-17, 2019. It is held at the newly remodeled dome in Henrietta, New York, a suburb of Rochester only five miles from my garden. Landscape companies from around the area transformed the Dome, Read More

A Few More from the Trophy

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. Another day and a few more trees that were displayed this year. Juniperus sabina by Olivier Barreau Pinus uncinata by Vaclav Navok Ulmus minor by Werner Busch Quercus by Jean-Paul Polmans Fagus sylvatica by Sebastian Laboa Elaeagnus pungens by Geremias Martin Harnan Go to the source blog (Watto Bonsai Blog) to Read More

Flowers, a Tiny Lizard & Other Bonsai Wonders

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. It’s almost that time of year. Here’s David Benavente’s caption… Rhododendron indicum “Shin Nikko” hoy, en plena floración (today in full bloom). 45x55cm (18″ x 21.5″) We’re still working on finishing touches for our soon-to-be launched new website. Stay posted, I think you’re going to like it. Meanwhile time is of essence Read More

Bunjin Shore Pine Restyle-

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. This Shore Pine—Pinus contorta subsp. contorta—has several interesting fronts. It has been a conversation piece with guests for their favorite front. Here’s what we did in a restyling. The original front of the tree, where we started our adventure …but here was a more engaging trunkline, about 90 degrees left, and inclined 30. Read More

The Trophy

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. This is part 5 of the bonsai and beer tour, this time more bonsai than beer. Chamaecyparis Trident maple Pinus sylvestris owned by Caroline Scott Larix decidua by Giacomo Pappalardo Carpinus by Rosa and Jose Ontanon Juniperus sabina by Jordi Ugena Larix by Andrew Smith Go to the source blog (Watto Read More