UNIVERSAL PENJING CONFERENCE

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Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. On 18 to 20 September 2018 the Universal Penjing Conference is being held in Canberra, Australia. There is an excellent collection of international penjing artists from around the world demonstrating their skills. As part of the conference, the National Bonsai and Penjing Collection of Australia put on a small display of Read More

BONSAI LESSON VIDEO: HOW YOUR DEADWOOD (SHARI AND JIN) SHOULD LOOK!!!

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Source: Hans van Meer Bonsai Blog.   Hi everybody, just discovered the most amazing video of a park ranger talking, on-site passionately about amazing Bristlecone Pine trees and I would like to share it with you all…why? Well, this short video shows some of the best natural deadwood, Shari and Jin alike!!! This is what we should Read More

Deconstructing Nacho

1 week ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Even though Nacho Marin doesn’t mention the species, the origin of the crazy pot or give any indication of the tree’s size, I couldn’t resist. Here’s Nacho’s caption… “El estudio de la dinamica y el movimiento en el proceso de la deconstruccion de la imagen siempre arroja resultados impactantes.” And here’s my Read More

2018 6thUS NATIONAL BONSAI EXHIBITION Review

1 week ago Nebby 0
Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. What an amazing show, Well done Bill for making it happen again! Valavanis Bonsai Blog This year’s 2018 US National Bonsai Exhibition was held in East Rochester, New York on September 8-9, 2018. Over 40 volunteers worked hard from the Rochester area and also Canada, North Carolina and Ithaca from Read More

Bonsai Apparel Part 19

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Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. Its the 19th of September and this is the 19th t-shirt. Not many days to go now!   Go to the source blog (Watto Bonsai Blog) to read the full article: Bonsai Apparel Part 19 Read More

2019 Japanese Bonsai Calendars Are Here

1 week ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. This magnificent tree is from the cover page of our New 2019 Japanese Bonsai Calendar Our 2019 Japanese Bonsai Calendars are here with a special price to reward those of you who plan ahead list price 19.95 Special Only 16.95 15.50 each if you order two   Enjoy 26 powerful Japanese Read More

One More Time – A Spectacular Bonsai Event

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Kuhen Smith’s Rough bark Japanese maple won the Finest Japanese Style Display at the 6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition. Unfortunately you can’t make out the bark in this photo. No blame to Oscar Jonker, the photographer. The lighting in the display area was good for viewing but not necessarily for photos. I cropped Oscar original. Read More

Natural Bonsai Winner

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Mark Arpag’s American larch won the All American Bonsai award at the 6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition. The rough hewn pot and stand (looks like a piece of wood), along with the wild ground cover, provide the perfect complement to the natural feel of the tree. I cropped Oscar Jonker’s photo for closer look at the Read More

Ankerwycke Yew 2500-year-old Tree

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. The National Trust’s oldest tree, this iconic 2,500-year-old (I think a lot older) yew is steeped in history. According to popular belief, it was beneath this tree that King Henry VIII courted Anne Boleyn, and some reports suggest that he even proposed in its shadow. While Magna Carta is said Read More