DISPLAY STAND

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. During a recent trip to the local rubbish dump to dispose of some green waste I noticed a piece of timber that I thought might be useful in the construction of a bonsai display stand, or two. It was very dirty and had a degree of wood rot together with “use Read More

Bonsai Perfection – Time to Dream

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Just in case you think your monster bonsai is too big for a Green T Hydraulic Lift Turntable… The following is the caption for this photo (from G T’s site)… “Matsuda san is the new entry in the Masahiko Kimura Bonsai family and her page Kimura’s home Bonsai has already gained world Read More

Bonsai de Brazil

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Bjorn Bjorholm Bonsai Blog. For the past two weeks, I’ve been trekking through Brazil, experiencing the people, food, and of course the Bonsai!  I wasn’t sure what to expect before arriving, but the country did not disappoint, particularly in the quality bonsai material. Check out the latest vlog below to get a glimpse of Read More

Clip & Grow Bonsai – No Wire Necessary

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. This massive Trident maple most likely started in a field somewhere and was allowed to grow quite tall (the fastest way to thicken the trunk) before it was cut back. This first cut was the beginning of clip and grow styling (see below). The owner/artist of this outstanding bonsai is German Read More

Bonsai Art & the Art of Bonsai

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. The day has barely started and I’m already running out of superlatives. I guess spectacular will do in this case. It’s a Korean hornbeam (Carpinus turczaninowii) that belongs to Ian Stewartson. The photo is from Bonsai Art’s website. Delving into our archives, while sticking with our German theme (see yesterday). This one Read More

A Bonsai First

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. I took the liberty of cropping this photo to better appreciate its strikingly powerful and expressive trunk. The tree is a Japanese yew (Taxus cuspidata) that belongs to Heinrich Hacker. The original photo is below. Today’s photos are all from Bonsai-Club Deutschland. If memory serves (a 50-50 proposition at best) it’s a first for us. Read More

Michael Hagedorn’s Review of Bonsai Empire’s Advanced Course

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Bjorn Bjorholm, course instructor and highly respected bonsai artist and teacher, busy doing something he enjoys The following was posted by Michael Hagedorn of Crataegus Bonsai.  We were going to do our own review here on Bark, but a major computer melt down followed by a long planned family vacation, has consumed almost all of our time. But not Read More

Bonsai Empire The Advanced Bonsai Course review

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. Part 1 of Advanced Bonsai Course https://www.bonsaiempire.com/courses A simple look at the internet shows quite clearly that there is an army of so-called “professionals” and “teachers” out there – those whose ability to switch on a camera and make YouTube recordings of themselves butchering a tree far surpasses their actual Bonsai Read More

Satsuki Flowers, Maple Leaves, a Tiny Lizard & Other Bonsai Wonders

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. It’s that time of year. Here’s David Benavente’s caption… Rhododendron indicum “Shin Nikko” hoy, en plena floración (today in full bloom). 45x55cm (18″ x 21.5″) It’s been a while since we’ve featured David Benavente and his Estudio de Bonsái. It’s in Galapagar, Spain. Just outside of Madrid. The photos are from David’s Read More

Unique Tropical Bonsai – Tool Special Ends Soon

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. This tropical Dwarf black olive (Bucida spinosa, not a true Olive or Olea) with its melted wax feel and gaping trunk is a unique tree that only Mother Nature and Mary Madison’s skilled hands could create. It’s from the 2008, 1st U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition album (out of print, but we Read More