ATLANTIC CEDAR

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Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. What do you get a person with everything they need, simple answer is another tree to play with! This tree was given to me by my family who couldn’t decide what to buy me for a birthday so they all pitched in to buy this tree. It was nursery stock that Read More

You Don’t Have to Go to Japan to Study Bonsai with Bjorn

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. This powerful little White pine-over-rock is from the Fujikawa International School of Bonsai website. Yesterday we mentioned Bjorn Bjorholm’s upcoming Advanced Bonsai Coourse with Bonsai Empire (see  below). This got me thinking about Bjorn’s history here on Bark, so I took a little journey through our archives and came up with this from June, 2013, Read More

If Your Pines Turn a Weird Grey…

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Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. …they might not be dead, they might just have spider mites. Mites are sneaky little arachnids that can transform our trees while we’re busy assuming all is well, to turn around one day and think, huh, wasn’t that a darker green last week? Pine showing spider mite damage from the year Read More

Magnificent Cliff Bonsai & Bjorn’s Advanced Bonsai Course

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Here’s a challenge for you. Take a look at this Cliff Bonsai photo and the next couple (but don’t scroll all the way down) and see if you can figure out just how big they are. I borrowed this and the other photos in this post from Bonsai Empire. The artist/mastercraftsman is Read More

The moment I realised Bonsai was what I wanted

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Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. This photo is a record of the most significant moment in my Bonsai journey. The year is 1991 and it’s the World Convention in Birmingham, England. THIS was the first time I saw actual real Bonsai in a proper location, displayed well. At the time my club did not want Read More

The Best of DC – Our National Bonsai Treasure

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. This Sargent juniper (Aka Shimpaku) resides at the U.S. National Bonsai and Penjing Museum. It was donated by Doug Paul, owner of the Kennett Collection. This photo and the others shown here, were taken and generously offered by Robert Vitale. The plant varieties and names of the donors are courtesy ofJanice Vitale and Read More

50% Bonsai Book Special Ends Wednesday Night – 30% off Special Also Ends

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. This luscious Satsuki azalea is one of a multitude of remarkable bonsai photos from the very aptly named, Fine Bonsai, Art and Nature – Now on Special There’s a method to our madness. All these spectacular photos we’ve posted for your enjoyment are from some of our large selection of bonsai books Read More

Dai Ichi Bonsai Kai 33rd Annual Show

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Source: BonTsai Blog. This past weekend I was able to attend Saturday of the weekend Dai Ichi Kai show in Gardena. I saw lots of familiar faces including Jason and Doyle Saito who I met at the Bonsai-a-thon in February. I’ve been putting a lot of work in my website and pushing content on social Read More

Handling the Hierarchy

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Source: The National Bonsai and Penjing Museum. Hello all, greetings once again from Aichi-en Bonsai Nursery in Nagoya, Japan! Like many of you are as well, we are currently in full swing of repotting season, going on nearly two months now of what seems likes constant soil making, pot scrubbing, and root combing. It’s impossible Read More

Small Is Beautiful (& Practical Too)

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Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. This banyan style dwarf Snow rose serissa (Serissa foetida microphylla) was styled by David Fukumoto of Fuku Bonsai in Hawaii. The pot is a Tokoname from Japan. Living in the tropics is a big plus when it comes to growing aerial roots. Monday morning, Stone Lantern’s peak season and the busiest time Read More