GardenScape 2018

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Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. GardenScape 2018 is the annual flower and garden show in Rochester, New York, which runs from March 8-11, 2018. It is held at the newly remodeled dome in Henrietta, New York, a suburb of Rochester. Top landscape companies from around the area transformed the Dome into a living garden paradise. GardenScape Read More

Red Pine / Ponderosa on Rock-

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Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. One of the bonsai benefits of living in the volcanic Pacific Northwest of the U.S. is the geology. There are many dark, irregular rocks out there for rock plantings. This pine was originally a Ponderosa, Pinus ponderosa. About seven years ago I grafted it with Red Pine, Pinus densiflora. This spring Read More

Boot sale and the Yorkshire Bonsai Association 

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Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. More power to British Bonsai, well done John Armitage John Armitage Bonsai's Blog Despite the terrible weather of the last week the Doncaster Boot Sale at Markham Grange was a resounding success. With more visitors and traders than previous events, although the weather caused a few traders to pull out. Read More

4 MARCH IN MY GARDEN AND A SENSORY TEMPERATURE OF MINUS 20?!

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Source: Hans van Meer Bonsai Blog. Hi everybody, last week we had record breaking low temperatures here in Holland and young and old grabbed this unique chance and went ice skating where and whenever they could! Typical Dutch fun…no wonder we won most of the ice speed skating medals at the Olympics!!! This was pretty precarious because I already Read More

MET Office Weather Stations For Cold Weather Observation

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Source: All Things Bonsai Blog. We’re proper geeks when it comes to the winter temperatures. The met office has weather stations around the UK which keep records of temperatures. We use MET Office weather stations For cold weather observation to see how the cold affects the various species of bonsai tree which we keep. Over Read More

Creating A Chinese Quince Forest

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Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. Currently I’m conducting my 40th annual lecture tour in the Southeast United States. Today I’m helping my friend and photographer Joe Noga in Winterville, North Carolina, with his fine bonsai collection. Joe likes Chinese quince, Pseudocydonia sinensis, which he grows from seed. He has a wide range of seedling sizes, in Read More

Bonsai-a-thon XXII

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Source: BonTsai Blog. I attended the Bonsai-a-thon, held annually at the Huntington Gardens, this past Saturday. Not only as an observer, but a participant this time around. I arrived at the gardens quite early, around 7:30 AM or so. It was very brisk, as evidenced by the thick layer of frost coating my car. The Read More

How to create a bonsai form a long and thin plant

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Source: Bonsai Hunk Blog. It is not easy to create a bonsai from a long and thin piece of material. One way is to use some heavy wire and shape the limber material to your desires. Be creative and try many different shapes. Some will be exciting and some will be losers. In this case Read More