Juniper progress

Originally posted on Michael Coopers Studio:
This tree was first bought as garden centre stock in 1987. Then I neglected it as I did most of my trees whilst running my gallery and trying to make a living, only in recent times has it really had some attention. This as I have said before is my Zen method of looking at  tree for 25 years before actually… Continue reading Juniper progress

The Artisans Cup Bonsai Show

Originally posted on Bonsai Penjing & More:
My wife and I went to the Artisans Cup bonsai show in Portland, Oregon. It is a fantastic show with superb bonsai. The Saturday morning opening was packed with people. The hall was basically unlit, except flood lights aiming directly at the trees. There were over 70 displays, heavy on conifers, especially American west and northwest species such… Continue reading The Artisans Cup Bonsai Show