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Another 2 years taxus bonsai from hedge

4 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Growing Bonsai Blog. The last post on this tree was from December 2019. As indicated in that post, the tree was further styled over winter, bringing us to March 2020. Pre-bonsai yew wired (March 2020) Taxus bonsai work 2020 I decided that the tree was strong enough to reduce the branches to back-buds. All Read More

Collected Vine Maple

4 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. Those of you who follow the Bonsai Wire podcast may recall an epic adventure involving a broken tailbone while collecting a Vine Maple. This is that tree. I still can’t believe John Eads and I got it out. The root system was locked onto the lava rock like an octopus. We Read More

Restyling an overgrown Larix bonsai

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Growing Bonsai Blog. This larix came to me in late 2020 when someone with a large bonsai collection passed away. It desperately needed a repot, as the soil it was in was very dense and wet. This was causing bad health with several weak and dead branches. It was left alone for the year Read More

Chuhin Black Pine Restyle

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. In a game-changing redesign, John Wang of Los Angeles, CA transformed this gangly pine into a unified bonsai. While my client owns it now, the pine has changed only subtly since John got his golden mitts on it over ten years ago. Chuhin Black Pine, before John Wang’s reworking in 2009. John Read More