Japanese Maple #18

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Source: Walter Pall Bonsai Blog. Finally almost all the wire is off. The graft has taken, it seem  like, touching it. I leave the bridge on for a s long as possible, however. The branch after the graft has to clearly be thicker than the bridge. this my take a few more years. This maple Read More

2018 5th Japan Suiseki Exhibition

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Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. The 5th Japan Suiseki Exhibition took place on February 14-17, 2018, in the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in Ueno Park. This is the same venue as the Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition on the second floor. Nippon Suiseki Association Chairman, Kunio Kobayashi welcomes visitors during the opening ceremony.   This year there were: Read More

Our Winter Image Show 2018 update

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Source: Swindon and District Bonsai Blog. Hope to see you shortly at our Swindon Winter Image Bonsai Show 2018 on Sunday 25th February 2018 at the Grange Leisure Centre, Grange Drive, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 4JY. The show opens from 10.30am and raffle tickets can be bought on the door or throughout the Read More

Beginning of 2018 updates

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Source: Yenling Bonsai Blog. Hey All, In the start of 2018, I decided to clarify and outline for myself what the most important things in my life are and focus more on those things. What I settled on was: Family Bonsai Health Friends Ultimately, if it’s not on the list above, i’m trying to spend Read More

2018 92nd Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition II– Part 1

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Source: Bonsai Eejit Blog. Valavanis Bonsai Blog The 92nd Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition is being held in two parts again this year. The second part II runs from February 13-16, 2018 and here are a few photos of bonsai which captured my trained eye. Please remember that the bonsai are displayed in the exhibition are for Read More

2018 92nd Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition II– Part 1

1 week ago Nebby 0
Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog.   The 92nd Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition is being held in two parts again this year. The second part II runs from February 13-16, 2018 and here are a few photos of bonsai which captured my trained eye. Please remember that the bonsai are displayed in the exhibition are for live viewing, Read More

The Consequences of Over-Aggressive Pruning

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Source: My Bonsai Obsession Blog. Although I’ve been known to do a trunk chop from time to time (with mixed results), when I chop my trees I often err on the side of caution, cutting back to the lowest branch and waiting for back-budding before cutting back further. It slows the progress, but it’s a Read More

Repotting a collected Sierra juniper

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Tonight Blog. When everything goes just right, a tree collected from the mountains begins to grow and gain vigor. After a while, it’s ready to begin the journey of becoming a bonsai. The Sierra juniper below is showing strong signs of vigor. Although it’s strong enough to begin styling work, I wanted to Read More

Workshop rotsbeplanting van zaterdag 10 februari 2018 – deel 2.

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Source: Danny Ginkgo Bonsai Blog. Pinus sylvestris en accenten (Zelkova niré, varen, mos). Zelkova niré, varens en mos. Als beginner is het op dergelijke workshop op korte tijd veel info en veel ervaring. Hier geven we voor een kleiner budget een zeer interessante workshop en tonen we aan alle beginners dat het vooral gaat om Read More