Zelkova bonsai forest renovation project

4 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Growing Bonsai Blog. In late 2020 I received news that a fellow bonsai artist had sadly passed away. His inheritance, over 300 trees, were to be sold before the end of the year so that his house could be sold too. A date was set for my bonsai club to stop by and look Read More

The Winter Seasonal-lite Launches Soon-

1 month ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. In 2020 we created the Seasonal-lite online series to teach folks far away in this strange leap year. We’ve finished three online courses so far—the Spring, Fall and Wild for Accents Seasonal-lites (which we’ll be offering again this year, too). These have been a hoot to teach. They’re interactive and are Read More

Where’s Bernie?? Bonsai Edition

1 month ago Nebby 0
Source: Ry2Tree2 Bonsai Blog. Contents:Bernie in Elandan GardensBernie as a MudmanBlog Announcements          No doubt most of you have seen the meme going around this week based on Senator Bernie Sanders braving the inauguration day cold bearing his now-iconic mittens and practical Vermontian fashion sense. Political leanings aside, Bernie's inauguration sighting has quickly exploded Read More

Open again from 1st of Feb

1 month ago Nebby 0
Source: All Things Bonsai Blog. We’re just grinding back into life at the shop after our annual January break. Apologies to those who are looking at the website but have been unable to buy. We work all summer and Christmas, so have a long break in Jan to make up for this. Normally go somewhere Read More

Design Tweak For A Bunjin-

1 month ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. When our trees get out of shape and gangly they give us the opportunity to see them again. When a client brought in this Lodgepole Pine that he’d collected, it looked ripe for a tweak. ‘Integration’ is a word we throw around a lot in bonsai. And it’s an important design Read More

Yew tree planted on REAL STONE

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. Just planted this Taxus in the stone, make no mistake this is REAL STONE, made by nature NOT by man, the base will be planted and moss covered. The whole story of this composition will be published when the planting of the base is done later in spring. Go to Read More

Shore Pine From Telperion Farms Styled-

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. Many of you know that the pre-bonsai business Telperion Farms was lost to the western fires this summer. They leave a hole in our community that still brings us sorrow. The trees they shipped went everywhere over the years, a friend said he’d received some in Puerto Rico. Many were brought Read More


2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. Our new Spring 2021 Seedling & Pre-Bonsai catalog is now available with many great, new and rare plants. Here are a few featured plants: Dwarf Cork-Bark Japanese Black Pine Pinus thunbergii var. corticosa ‘Hakuro’ The Hakuro Dwarf Cork-Bark Japanese black pine forms thick corky bark that look like “wings, it is also in the ‘Yatsubusa’ grouping of dwarf plants which Read More

Free long lasting aluminium Bonsai labels

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. If a new Idea starts with a can of beer you already know that you are on to a winner. I am not good at keeping good records of the work that I have done on my trees. I have used plant labels but they fade, get lost and are Read More