Further Thoughts on Turface

Originally posted on Michael Hagedorn:
A couple years back I wrote a post which became one of most viewed posts I’ve ever written. It was about Turface and similar soil ingredients like Oil-Dri and Profile, and my skepticism about their qualities as a bonsai soil ingredient, following 30 years of experience with many different soil types. The post was meant to call into question the belief… Continue reading Further Thoughts on Turface

5th US National Bonsai Exhibition

Valavanis Bonsai Blog Plans have now been completed for our exciting 2016 5th US National Bonsai Exhibition which will be in the same spacious and well lighted venue on September 10-11, 2016. The Exhibition was composed of 175 displays including 48 shohin bonsai compositions of 120 individual trees. The total number of bonsai displayed was 320 representing 107 artists from 27 states and two provinces … Continue reading 5th US National Bonsai Exhibition