A Room With a View: Shore Pine Revisit

4 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. To continue looking back at past work and how they look today…here’s a pine project from 2 years ago that started with a design puzzle: This was the quirky Shore Pine when it got to the yard in 2016. To see the full post on the restyling of it and the design Read More

Advanced Bonsai Course

4 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bjorn Bjorholm Bonsai Blog. We’ve been working behind-the-scenes for months now with our good friends at Bonsai Empire to put together our latest online bonsai tutorial, the Advanced Bonsai Course, which we are proud to announce has just launched today!   Enroll Here!   The Advanced Bonsai Course is the third installment of our Read More

When Was the Last Time You Climbed a Bonsai Tree?

1 month ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. It’s not that often you see a full grown man sitting in a bonsai tree (why doesn’t the tree fall over?). The caption and the photo are from BCI magazine. Yesterday we featured a major league rock planting by Simon Baron with Marc Noelanders. Simon is a new talent to us, but Read More

The Sky Is the Limit

1 month ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Here’s Marc Noelanders’ caption for this magnificent rock planting. “We do not only find high buildings in Israel, but also tall rock planting . The sky is the limit . This week Bonsai school in Israel and the rock planting from Sagi we started in December, finally the finish” I found these photos on Marc Read More

WESTON CREEK BONSAI GROUP EXHIBITION APRIL 2018

1 month ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. I was fortunate enough to attend the Weston Creek Bonsai Group annual exhibition in April and I took a few photos that I would like to share with you. I hope you enjoy! Trident Maple Mugo Pine Juniper Japanese Maple Pyracanther Scots Pine Azalea Japanese Maple Hinoki Cypress Ginkgo   Go Read More

Rough Bark Japanese Maples

1 month ago Nebby 0
Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. The Rough bark Japanese maple, Acer palmatum ‘Arakawa,’ is a beautiful cultivar that exhibits rough bark, which adds impact to a bonsai. The rough bark is interesting and creates a focal point to the total aesthetic impact the bonsai presents. But, this cultivar does not present a quiet refined image characteristic Read More

No Matter Where You Go

1 month ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. This tall, wild looking Sabina juniper was styled by Walter Pall. The photo is from The Art of Bonsai Project. The pot is by Bryan Albright. Major computer meltdown here (fortunately not our website, so you can still order and we can still ship), but rather our bookkeeping system where we Read More

A Happy Bonsai Accident

1 month ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. The original caption from Milan Karpíšek reads “Sabina of my friend ready for a show.” From this we might assume that the tree belongs to a friend and was styled by Milan, but we know about assumptions. The three trees shown here are from Milan Karpíšek’s fb photos (Milan is from the Czech Republic). Read More

Extreme Bonsai

1 month ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Perfect! The tree is a Savin juniper (Juniperus sabina) and you already know the painting. Before I realized that Gaicomo Pappalardo’s bonsai nursery is called Extreme Bonsai, I was taken with how unusual many of his trees are. Now it all make sense. Today we’ve got three of Gaicomo’s Junipers that caught my Read More