The Rondevlei Bird Hide in the Garden Route

Originally posted on gardenroutemeander:
The Rondevlei bird hide is a popular bird viewing site, situated on the northern shore of Rondevlei Lake, near the coastal village of Sedgefield, in the Garden Route. The lake is one of the five lake systems that constitute the Wilderness Lakes area, part of the Wilderness section of the South African National Park’s Wilderness National Park. It is located roughly… Continue reading The Rondevlei Bird Hide in the Garden Route

Getting Decisive with a Juniper

Originally posted on Robert Nocher Shohin Bonsai:
This is another tree that we worked on yesterday, when I visited my friend Gerry. It’s an Itoigawa Juniper. Gerry has had this tree for some time but has been struggling to find the direction to take it forward. We spent about an hour studying the material and considering it’s pros and cons. At the start of our… Continue reading Getting Decisive with a Juniper

Playing around with accessories

Originally posted on Scratch Bonsai:
Two days to go until The Bonsai Experience here in Northern Ireland and I finally received some online purchases for my trees being exhibited.  It’s always going to be difficult getting the right sizes online but I’m reasonably happy with these boards.  Spent a while tonight mixing and matching trees, boards and possible accents. Satsuki Azalea and Japanese Maple cutting… Continue reading Playing around with accessories