Maple trimming time

Originally posted on Andys shohin bonsai:
This is one of my maple shohin earlier in the year on show. ?? Now it has leafed out and is far too congested due to ramification. ?? So having pinched out extension growth as it emerged it’s now time to remove one of every pair to bring in the light and aid further development of inner growth. By… Continue reading Maple trimming time

After the Trunk Chop: Fifty Shades of Green

Originally posted on Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog:
This was a comment by my friend Bill Butler on a Facebook picture I posted: “And now, a passage from “Fifty Shades of Green” by Adam Lavigne: I found her sitting on the bench. ?She was soaking up the sun without a care in the world. ?”You’re a mess,” I said. “What have I told you… Continue reading After the Trunk Chop: Fifty Shades of Green

Scottish National Bonsai Show 2015

Originally posted on Robert Nocher Shohin Bonsai:
Yesterday I attended the annual get together of the Scottish bonsai community at the Walker Hall, in the seaside town of Troon in the west coast of Scotland. It was an excellent day made even better by the attendance of  a group of bonsai friends from Northern Ireland and the North of England. I am very pleased to… Continue reading Scottish National Bonsai Show 2015

Three Hawthorns in Flower, Including the Raft!

Originally posted on Bonsai & Yamadori from Tony Tickle:
I love this time of year when the May flowers, I have had these three hawthorns many years, the Tall guy flowers without fail, The fat Guy flowered with a single cluster last year for the first time, and this year (after 26 years) The raft flowered. So why has it taken so long for the… Continue reading Three Hawthorns in Flower, Including the Raft!

Serendipity !!

Originally posted on California Bonsai Art:
The New Oxford Dictionary of English defines serendipity as the occurrence and development of events by chance in a satisfactory or beneficial way, understanding the chance as any event that takes place in the absence of any obvious project (randomly or accidentally), which is not relevant to any present need, or in which the cause is unknown. ….and so… Continue reading Serendipity !!