NEW Bonsai T-Shirts & the 6th U.S. National

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Our neighbor Sophie modeling our Brand NEW all cotton Stone Lantern T-shirt. And no, Sophie is not a professional model. Just a friend (and local police officer). You can order your T-shirt online for 20.00 plus a very modest shipping charge or save the shipping charge and pick one up at the upcoming Read More

Into the Mountains

8 months ago Nebby 0
Source: BonTsai Blog. Apprenticeship life has been difficult in some aspects and a big change from what I’ve been doing, but all in all manageable and very doable. From what I understand I have it easy compared to past generations  but regardless of the past, I will develop this experience as my own and make the Read More

BEST YAMADORI HAWTHORN EVER

8 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. Well its the best potential that I have dug and I do have a couple. This one was dug in August 2016 (late winter down under) and has spent two years in a plastic pot recovering and gaining strength. It is very difficult to guess how old this is but it Read More

Suthin’s Beautiful Beasts & the 6th U.S. National Exhibition

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. This beautiful beast with it rugged trunk and luminous foliage belongs to Suthin. Here’s his caption… “#04 Shimpaku ‘Itoigawa’ Tree’s height: 39 inches. Interesting PM. me. Pick up at US. National show in Rochester, NY. suthinbonsaistudio.com” Continuing with American bonsai leading up to the 6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition (Rochester, NY, September 8th & 9th – it’s Read More

A Juniper Orchid Bonsai – Michael’s Ingenious Before & After

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Michael Hagedorn’s ingenious Juniper orchid. Here’s part of what Michael wrote about this unlikely creation… “Some of you might remember a quirky Shore Pine that we put on a post in 2017, calling it the first Pine Orchid in the yard. Yesterday this juniper was styled, and it hangs on the neighboring Read More

PLUM IN RED POT

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Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. This little shohin plum got a new pot this year. The pot has a red/maroon glaze and is by Australian potter Pat Kennedy. The pot is of very high quality. I followed the Morten Albek method of development for this tree and it is coming along satisfactorily. It is about 12 Read More

Secure connection?

8 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Growing Bonsai Blog. Secure site With all the rain lately, I decided to take some actions, long overdue. I converted the website to a secure connection. Although this website does not store sensitive information or ask useds for their daya, somehow google has decided to play nicer to people with a safe connection. So.. Read More

The Best American Bonsai & Other Compelling Reasons to Wake up in Rochester

8 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. This twisty bunjin style collected Buttonwood (Conocarpus erectus) shows what can happen when a tenacious tree hangs onto a Florida shoreline that is ravaged by repeated tropical storms and occasional hurricanes. It belongs to Doug Hawley who has been refining this tree for about ten years (this was written in 2009). Height Read More

American Larch & Other Bonsai at the 6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition

8 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. A famous American larch (Aka Tamarack – Larix laricina) in full fall color (larch are one of a small handful of deciduous conifer in the world). The artist is ‘Larch Master’ Nick Lenz. It’s a massive tree. Much bigger than you might think based on this photo We (Stone Lantern) are Read More

Water

8 months ago Nebby 0
Source: All Things Bonsai Blog. I’ve been thinking about water more than normal recently, on account of the lack of it falling from the sky. We over here tend to take it rather for granted, but just a little too much or too little and it occupies the mind quite a bit. Me and Jude Read More