Social media bonsai hag

Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog

If you’ve been following the various social media platforms I subscribe to, I’ve posted a few pics of a celtis lævigata I collected a few years ago. My original intent was to chronicle the progression only on those sites by posting a photo every once in a while. Like this: on March 7th, 2016 on Instagram.

I had just potted it into bonsai soil and a training pot and added wire/pruned it.

Here it was ten days later.

Working on the tree just the other day, doing all the wiring and defoliating, and pruning, I realized that my audience really wouldn’t learn anything from simple progression pics spaced out with weeks between them. I made a commitment when I started the blog that I was not going to just show before and after pics of near finished trees. If I did that, it wouldn’t differentiate me from most of the…

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