Water movement through a Bonsai Tree

Originally posted on Bonsaiplace:
The title of this Blog could just be me trying to get as many search terms in the title as possible as the water movement is the same through all plants, large and small. Crafty Blogging! The only difference could be that some plants do adapt to either get rid of excess water and others adapt to try and hold on… Continue reading Water movement through a Bonsai Tree

Improving the success rate of Yamadori

Originally posted on Bonsai & Yamadori from Tony Tickle:
I have been using this technique now for over ten years and I have finally decided to share what I have learned. The technique is known as ‘sweating’ and is used extensively in arboretorial circles. I use for the following species: Cratageus, Prunus, and most of the Rosaceae family, do not use on evergreen species. I… Continue reading Improving the success rate of Yamadori

Collaborating with Nature – Search for Relevance of Bonsai Art and Self

Originally posted on BONSAIKO:
About a week from today, one of my bonsai trees will be on display at the Portland Art Museum for The Artisans Cup (an Exhibition of American Bonsai) http://www.theartisanscup.com/.  Needless to say, I’m very excited about this event.   There are  3 main reasons for my excitement: 1) Most obvious reason…my tree will be on display 2) I get to see other amazing trees… Continue reading Collaborating with Nature – Search for Relevance of Bonsai Art and Self

Friendship: Serendipity of Bonsai

Originally posted on BONSAIKO:
I’ve been wanting to write  a blog post about this tree for sometime but what to write about it, it’s challenging to decide.  There could be several possible topics that could be written about it but what I will attempt do convey is how this tree developed beautifully throughout the years but how it also became a symbol of friendship. Around… Continue reading Friendship: Serendipity of Bonsai