Powerful & Realistic Bonsai Forest

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Impressive! I don’t know what the trees are, though they look like conifers, maybe even pines. It would be nice to have a closer look, but beggars can’t be choosey When I first saw caught site of this planting on Quoc Viet Tran‘s timeline, I was immediately struck by how powerful and Read More

Green T & Bonsai Wire Specials Ends Tonight

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. The famous Masahiko Kimura with his demo planting sitting on a Green T Plus at the World Bonsai Convention. 20% OFF GREEN T TURNTABLES ENDS TONIGHT STONE LANTERN SPECIALS 20% OFF TURNTABLES 25% OFF OKATSUNE TOOLS 100 GRAM AESTHETICS WIRE SPECIAL 40% OFF 10 – 24 ROLLS 50% OFF 25 OR MORE Green Read More

Two More Bonsai & Two Special Events at the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. This dynamic and wild looking Shimpaku juniper, aka Sargent’s juniper (Juniperus chinensis var. Sargentii), with its barely visible living vein (or veins?), was donated to the U.S. National Bonsai & Penjing Museum (Japanese Collection) by Kenichi Oguchi in 1976. It has been in training since 1905. The Museum’s logo (below) was Read More

What Do FREE Bonsai Fertilizer & Football Have in Common?

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. This might pass as artistic, but it’s really just a miserably failed photoshop effort. The bonsai drawing is by Rueben Roig I was going to do a post on the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum’s powerful new website, but WordPress decided to upgrade last night, and now I need to relearn Read More

20th Bonsai Trophy

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Source: Growing Bonsai Blog. It is now only a few more days before the doors open for the 20th “Noelanders” trophy. Or as it is called as of this year, just “The Trophy”.Over the years, the Trophy has grown to become the first important bonsai event in the year. With a large selection of top-quality Read More

Bonsai & Beyond (Maybe We Could All Use a Little Crazy)

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Just a little unconventional? Here’s what Michael Hagedorn wrote about this planting… “One of our experiments years ago in a Seasonal class: A collected Vine Maple on an internal armature of nylon boards, wrapped with sphagnum moss and planted with Licorice Ferns…sounds like a dish on a menu…” Michael Hagedorn is an American bonsai artist, teacher, Read More

A Few More Pots Just Out of the Kiln

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Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. Very exciting time this week as a few more of my pots were revealed as they were unloaded out of the kiln. I am still under close supervision by my teacher but as time goes by I think I am getting progressively a little better. I still very much enjoy the Read More

A Trip Down Memory Lane

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Here’s what Michael Hagedorn wrote about this tree… “Another tree from my apprenticeship days, prep work for the Kokufu show. Always liked this tree. Although arguably junipers are best with more dynamic and energy, the quiet presence of this one had a charm of its own. All I did was clarify Read More

A long Overdue Holiday

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: All Things Bonsai Blog. Got back from a long overdue holiday recently. If you’ve ever been to see our little bonsai nursery in Sheffield, you’ll know that we love what we do. We’ve had the place for nearly eight years now and it’s easily the best thing I have done in my life. The Read More

See You at the Mid Atlantic Spring Bonsai Festival

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. John Kirby’s Japanese white pine (Pinus parviflora var Kokone) in a Haramatsu-Tosui container and on a perfectly matched rosewood table by David Knittle (you can see the whole tree and table below). The tree was displayed at the 2018 Mid Atlantic Bonsai Festival, where it was awarded the Best in Show, Read More