Mother and Daughter Hawthorn

Originally posted on Bonsai Eejit:
This is my largest Hawthorn, really starting to take shape. It’s been a long road but I’m starting to be a little happier with it these days. This year saw it’s best flowering to date. Plans afoot for a new pot for next year. I think it’s the most protective mother ever 🙂 ? ? Continue reading Mother and Daughter Hawthorn

A magnificent willow leaf ficus

Originally posted on Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog:
Lunch time!? Linguica sausage and Mexican beer, a meal fit for royalty. I’ll need it for all the work on this magnificent specimen.? Ficus salicaria (willow leaf ficus. And yes, I don’t care who you are, it is f. salicaria, not nerifolia, not salicifolia, not even subulata, as one prominent bonsai professional has taken to calling… Continue reading A magnificent willow leaf ficus

The Bsf/Epcot Flower and Garden Festival bonsai trees: 2016

Originally posted on Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog:
This post is a little late in coming, but, as they say, better late than never, right? The show has about a week left to run, still plenty of time for you all to see it while you “Drink Around the World”.? This year there were some spectacular trees selected. And then there was my own.?… Continue reading The Bsf/Epcot Flower and Garden Festival bonsai trees: 2016

Study Group with Michael Hagedorn

Originally posted on BONSAIKO:
Last weekend, I loaded up my car with a few bonsai, took a half hour ferry ride to Vashion Island, and among five other bonsai folks worked on my trees under Michael Hagedorn’s guidance.   Also, got to see some field grown black pines and junipers that John Muth  of Bonsai NW have been growing.    It was a great time.   I’m glad… Continue reading Study Group with Michael Hagedorn

Soil pH and Bonsai

Originally posted on Bonsaiplace:
Ask a room full of Bonsai artists about soil and you will probably get different perspectives from each and every one of them. Soil for Bonsai cultivation is widely discussed and opinions are easy to find. From those who can afford to import Akadama and other Japanese sourced mediums through to Cat litter soils and organic mixes, all serve a purpose.… Continue reading Soil pH and Bonsai