Originally posted on Michael Hagedorn:
The first. Best to leave them alone. It’s true that flowering weakens a tree a bit. But pine candles are also quite delicate when growing, and sometimes the shoots that flower can be smaller, and smaller means weaker. Taking the flower buds off can really damage that shoot. And any damage that we do to them is therefore rather a double drag, the… Continue reading Flowers on Pine Candles…Leave alone? Take off?
Originally posted on Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog:
There are just too many jokes that can be made in bonsai. Example, you see a pretty girl and you say to your bonsai pal “I’d like to show her my formal upright, if ya know what I mean…” Or the female bonsai enthusiast sees a cascade and declares “Reminds me of my last husband, I… Continue reading Some tree that I used to know….
Originally posted on Robert Nocher Shohin Bonsai:
Much of the time at yesterdays meeting of the Lanarkshire Bonsai Club was taken up with the selection of trees for our club display at the Scottish National Bonsai Show which this year will be held in Stirling on Saturday the 14th of May ( See flyer at the end of this post).Here are some photographs taken during… Continue reading Getting Ready for the National Show
Originally posted on northwestphotos:
I attended the first day opening of a new art exhibit at the Pacific Bonsai Museum, located in Federal Way, Washington. It’s called “Decked Out – From Scroll to Skateboard” and showcases skateboard artwork of local artists. Now you may ask, “What do skateboards have to do with bonsai?” Let me explain. (Text taken from photo above) Traditionally, bonsai are displayed… Continue reading Pacific Bonsai Museum Decked Out Exhibit