Enjoy Your Bonsai with a Green T Turntable

1 year ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. A brilliant Trident maple bonsai resting regally on its Green T Hydraulic Lift Turntable this photo is cropped to fit on social media the original showing the full Green T is just below Order your Green T by the end of April and receive a FREE 25.00 Coupon for a future purchase – and Read More

Rugged Bonsai in the Perfect Setting

1 year ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. The natural look. This photo captures two things I love about Eladan Gardens. The first is the rugged uncontrived feel that characterizes Dan Robinson’s bonsai, and the second is the perfect setting. The tree is a Sierra juniper (Juniperus occidentalis). We seem to be stuck on Sierra junipers lately, but who’s Read More

Potting up a Hemlock-

1 year ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. Some of you may remember the restyling of this large, old Mountain Hemlock, Tsuga mertensiana, a few years ago. This spring the wooden box it was living in was replaced with a low ceramic rectangle. The following is a photo essay of this final step in the progression- This was the hemlock in Read More

REPOTTING ONE SABINA INTO TWO PRE-BONSAI!

1 year ago Nebby 0
Source: Hans van Meer Bonsai Blog. Hi everybody, this is the story about the repotting of one Yamadori Sabina that will end up with two?! I bought this nice mid-sized Yamadori a year ago and let it untouched all this time to make sure that it was enough settled and strong enough to repot safely. I Read More

Nature’s Bonsai & a New Identity for a Famous Tree

1 year ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. A Sierra juniper (Juniperus occidentalis) sculpted by wind and snow. It lives near Granite Lake at 8,500 feet in the Emmigrant Wilderness (near Yosemite in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains). This photo and the next two are borrowed from Bonsai Society San Francisco Still sticking with our Sierra juniper theme but with a twist (unintended). Rather Read More

Bonsai Boon: A Sierra Juniper’s Eight Year Journey

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Sierra juniper (Juniperus occidentalis) before and after by Boon Manakitivipart Staying with our Sierra juniper theme, this impressive bonsai originally appeared here in December, 2009 (approximately 3,000 posts ago) We’ve featured Boon Manakitivipart on this blog numerous times over the years, and for good reason. Boon is a highly accomplished bonsai artist and teacher whose enthusiasm Read More

OLIVE – Olea Europeo

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. One of the things I really enjoy doing is volunteering at the National Bonsai & Penjing Collection of Australia which is in Canberra. Some time ago a new bonsai was on loan to the exhibition, an olive, and I was quite taken by the presentation the artist had given the bonsai. Read More

Prize Winners & Other Extraordinary North American Bonsai

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. The second place tree at the Artisans Cup (fall of 2015). It’s a Sierra Juniper that belongs to Tim Priest. The other winners are below Continuing with yesterday’s Sierra juniper theme (see the tree above). This post originally appeared here in March, 2016 (with a few updates today). It has been about Read More

A Dramatic Before & After Bonsai

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. An impressive Sierra juniper(Juniperus occidentalis) transformation by Valentín Cruz. It was originally dug by Ned Lycett   Before we start, we’ve got an update on yesterday’s post, thanks to Bill Valvanis (see below). Here we go again with another exceptional before and after bonsai. I found it on the artist’s timeline. His name is Valentín Cruz Read More

Is There a Best View for this Exceptional Japanese Maple?

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. One possible front view of a freshly leafing Japanese maple. But this is not just any Japanese maple; it’s an exceptional one and it’s in an exceptional (and probably very expensive) pot. I borrowed this photo and the others shown here from Michael Bonsai. Michael doesn’t mention the artist or owner, but we’ll give him a pass Read More