Repotting the Melted Hemlock

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Ry2Tree2 Bonsai Blog. Source material: April 2017          Melted wood?? Yes, melted wood. How else do you describe this hunk of mountain hemlock below? As the Covid-19 virus spreads around me here in Seattle, I have some extra time to also call the melted mountain hemlock below the subject for this Read More

My Saturday Demo at The Trophy in Belgium

4 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. This is a scots pine that has been prepared over a number of years in preparation for a demo. The organisers of The Trophy in Belgium asked me to create something more than simply ‘styling’ as tree. The root ball has been reduced over many years to enable fitting into Read More

Bonsai Display

4 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bjorn Bjorholm Bonsai Blog. Master Tomio YamadaFor the past several years, we have been hosting our annual Japan Bonsai Tour each February, taking groups of bonsai enthusiasts from around the world to visit the most well-known and impressive bonsai nurseries, gardens and exhibitions in Japan. Our tours typically begin in Kyoto with an excursion Read More

Sunday demo tree at The Trophy in Belgium

4 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. This is the finished tree from my demo on Sunday, its a windswept Taxus (Yew) planted on a natural stone slab. The tree had been prepared for 12 months prior to the demo and is in great health. Go to the source blog (Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog) to read the Read More

Prunus Spinosa in a old Sara Rayner pot.

4 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. Its been quite some time since I updated my blog. I am guilty of disappearing down the Facebook rabbit hole. Facebook sucks but it is important for communication. I will be posting mostly here and linking from Facebook and Reddit to my blog. Here is the cascade Prunus in a Read More

Save a bit of money and PRE-ORDER a copy of Bonsai Heresy~

4 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. I’ve waited a long time to say this—you can now (finally) order a copy of my new educational book Bonsai Heresy! That is, you can PRE-ORDER it from Stone Lantern, for a discount of $5.00. Those who like to save money might want to nip over to the Stone Lantern webpage Read More

Bonsai-U | Virginia Pine

4 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bjorn Bjorholm Bonsai Blog. Project Description In this episode, Bjorn discusses aspects of Literati, or Bunjin, bonsai design utilizing a collected Virginia Pine, Pinus virginiana, from East Tennessee.  Bunjin is one of the most difficult styles of bonsai to successfully realize, as it requires special characteristics already available in a given plant which then Read More

"Asian Sensibilities, Northwest Style"

1 month ago Nebby 0
Source: Ry2Tree2 Bonsai Blog. Source material: Feb 2019          Heyyooo my thirsty-for-bonsai fam, today I'm here to remind you that TOMORROW, SUNDAY MARCH 1st is the last day of the 2020 Northwest Flower and Garden Show at the Seattle convention center! Returning readers might be tired of hearing about this show every Read More

Bonsai-U | Colorado Blue Spruce

1 month ago Nebby 0
Source: Bjorn Bjorholm Bonsai Blog. Project Description This bonus episode of Bonsai-U features the styling of a Colorado Blue Spruce bonsai planted on a lace rock! This tree was originally collected just outside of Denver, Colorado in 2017 and subsequently planted on this stone at Eisei-en in Spring of 2019. The styling in this video Read More