A Shore Pine reworked-

Originally posted on Michael Hagedorn:
This pine has been an enjoyable project for some years now. Shore pine is one of our Northwestern USA native conifers, tending to grow not far inland. Last year we had a terrific hailstorm in June in my small neighborhood (the rest of the city was untouched), which dropped 1/2″ hail on my yard and stripped all the newly growing… Continue reading A Shore Pine reworked-

Utah Juniper (aka “Big Sexy”)

Originally posted on Peter Tea Bonsai:
Utah Juniper (aka “Big Sexy”) Now that I have settled back in California, it’s time to rebuild my Bonsai collection!  For the past 6 months, I have been slowly rebuilding the Bonsai business I left behind and have worked with many terrific people.  I have study groups that have formed throughout California and even in other States!  You can say that I’m… Continue reading Utah Juniper (aka “Big Sexy”)

Trimming, Repotting, and Thread Grafting (Oh, My)

Originally posted on Schley's Bonsai Blog:
Last Sunday I went with Jason to Palm Coast where I watched him trim and re-pot several trees that were in a personal collection. If I didn’t know exactly how to re-pot a bonsai tree before Sunday then I definitely do now. I did already have a little bit of experience watching Jason work but this really hammered… Continue reading Trimming, Repotting, and Thread Grafting (Oh, My)