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30 T-SHIRTS IN 30 DAYS

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. At the start of September I thought it would be fun to post a different t-shirt with a bonsai related theme every day for the whole month. Today is the last day of September and this will be the last in the series of bonsai t-shirts posted, and I have a Read More

In memoriam for “Kim” my 21-year-old sweetheart pussycat.

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Hans van Meer Bonsai Blog. Dear friends, It is just over a week ago now that after a very short illness I had to let go of our 21-year-old beloved pussycat named “KIMMY” but we called her always just “KIM”. She lived happily with us for more then 16 years and is and shall be terribly missed! Earlier Read More

Staying on Theme – Fall Bonsai Color

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. In addition to brilliant fall color, this Trident maple has almost everything you’d want in a bonsai; a massive trunk, fluid natural looking nebari, good lines, a well-matched pot and healthy green moss. The artist is German Gomez. Still on what I call a vacation. Family friends, hiking, eating, drinking (in Read More

You Don’t Need to Remove ALL the Wire…

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. …all at once. Fall is a good time to check on what wires may be biting in on the branches. If you see some, don’t go for the default of taking it all off. That is very often a simple waste of your past work, the work you did putting it Read More

Another Brilliant Bonsai & a Strange Device

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. When I first glimpsed this photo, I though maybe it was a painting. In addition to being a great bonsai, it’s a good example of what fall color looks like on a Larch (larch are one of only four deciduous conifers). Also a good example of what larch cones look like. Read More

Jaw Dropping Fall Bonsai Brilliance

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Trident maple from the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum, North American Collection in Washington DC. Donated by Brussel Martin The early days of our blazing fall colors are here.* The full display is a couple weeks away, but there’s ample reds and yellows up the sides of our hills and mountains in Read More

HIRING: Communications Hearing

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: The National Bonsai and Penjing Museum. The National Bonsai Foundation is seeking a part-time communications and social media intern to maintain and expand its online presence with the goal of recruiting donors and visitors to the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum. The intern will be responsible for managing the foundation’s social media accounts, assisting Read More

Deadwood creation

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. Here is a selection of the deadwood working sometimes called carving but I rarely carve, I create by stripping, burning and blasting. I do use Dremels and Makita to remove bulk but the majority of the work is done slowly by hand. It’s important to me that the work I Read More

Pomegranate Bonsai in Full Fall Color

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. You can find this brilliant, full fall color Pomegranate (Punica granatum)and a whole host of other powerful bonsai at Bonsai Mirai. I’m on vacation so we’ll resort to our old tricks. This one originally appeared October of last year. It’s the beginning of fall color time at home, so the time Read More

Bonsai Tie Pots Are Back!

3 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Our last shipment of Tie Pots sold out in two or three days. Now we’ve got more and we’re running a special for those of you who missed out, or who would like to try more. They’re still 18.00 each for 1 or 2 pots, but now you can save and Read More