The Monk, Bonsai Before & After

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Before and after by Salvador De Loy Reyes. He calls it The Monk, but gives no other information, including no species (looks a lot like a Shimpaku juniper) or details of any kind, though you might guess it was originally field grown and purposely twisted to look like an old Japanese yamadori (bonsai collected Read More

HELLO…..IS ANYBODY OUT THERE?!

4 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Hans van Meer Bonsai Blog.   HELLO…..IS ANYBODY OUT THERE?! Hi Everybody, after the horror of losing my blog and everything on it…without having made a backup…..so all my adventures of the last years were gone! With the kind online help and tip from a friendly WordPress helper, I managed to recover half of Read More

Trident Maple Bonsai in a Well Chosen Pot

5 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Sweet! I thought you might like to see this. It’s Carl Morrow’s Trident maple in a very well chosen and appropriately sized pot (Carl sent photos in an email, so no links) Last week we featured a Robert Steven critique of a Trident maple that belongs to Carl Morrow (Size Matters & Read More

Bjorn’s Bonsai for the Memory Bank

5 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Before and after Juniper procumbens by Bjorn Bjorholm. The most obvious improvement is the foliage mass, but if you take a close look you see can many more changes, particularly the highlighting of the live vein (especially at the top of tree) It’s time to revisit Bjorn Bjorholm one of our most Read More

Bonsai, Before & After – Evolution & Elevation of a Native Scots Pine

5 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Jan Culek’s caption for this yamadori pine reads… “Evolution of native Czech Sylvestris pine between the years 2013-2017.” In English  Pinus sylvertris is commonly called Scots pine. Jan makes no mention of the slab pot or the deadwood stand that supports it Here’s one more post featuring the bonsai of Jan Culek. It’s an Read More

40% off Bonsai Tool Special Ends Sunday Night

5 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. BONSAI AESTHETICS TOOL SPECIAL ENDS SUNDAY NIGHT – 40% OFF LIST PRICES FOR ALL BONSAI AESTHETICS TOOLS INCLUDING TOOL KITS, SETS & ROLLS – Bonsai Aesthetics Tools for the Novice & Budget Minded Bonsai Lovers – SPECIAL ENDS SUNDAY, JULY 29 AT 11:59PM EDT – FREE Shipping on Continental U.S. orders 75.00 Read More

Before and After on a Well Established Bonsai

5 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. A maintenance before and after. No variety is listed, but it looks like it might be a Shimpaku juniper. The artist is Jan Culek. You might notice the GREEN T Hydraulic Lift Turntable Sticking with Jan Culek, our newfound bonsai artist (see yesterday). This one is a fairly simple maintenance before and after. The shape Read More

If You Only Visit One Bonsai Event This Year…

5 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. THE ONE BONSAI SHOW NOT TO MISS! Time to register and make your plans for accommodations etc. Bill Valavanis has all the information you need right here Come visit us and our field grown Larches in the Vendors Section. We look forward to seeing you there! Bill Valavanis air layered these three Koto Hima Japanese Read More

Something for Bonsai Rock Planting Lovers & Fans

5 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Great stone. Great planting. All but the lowest juniper appear to be growing in pockets of soil in the stone. This is referred to as a root-on-rock bonsai. It looks like the lowest one has its roots growing down into the pot (protected for now by moss). This would be root-over-rock style. The artist Read More