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Nature’s Wild Bonsai

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. Thanks to Terry Davis of Mullet Wrapper fame for the suggestion Tomorrow and Sunday are travel Read More

Could You, Should You, Would You Defoliate a Cedar?

1 year ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. Atlantic cedars loose all their needles progressively and are usually on the tree for about three years. So is it possible to defoliate so all the needles are removed at the one time? This is how the tree looked last year. It needs to be wired again and it is quite Read More

Brilliant Bonsai & Grand Canyon Fall Color

1 year ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. Brilliant fall color. Sweet tree too. It belongs to Harry Harrington. Here’s his caption: “A quick shot of my English or Field Elm bonsai today (Ulmus minor), showing autumn colour. Height 17″/42cm. Developed from an airlayered branch 12 years ago, some of you may recognise from my book Bonsai Inspirations 1. Read More

Bonsai Flowers & a Touch of Fall Color

1 year ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Bark Blog. This photo was taken to emphasis the flowers, rather than the tree. If you were to take a photo of this tree when it’s not in flower, you’d take it a from a point a little lower to better show the powerful trunk and nebari. Sometimes photos just seem to appear Read More