Shohin Pines, choosing the correct material

Originally posted on California Bonsai Art:
A couple years ago I picked up several young pines from a grower in Lindsey, Ed Clark. Ed grows these pines with wire embedded in the trunk to add girth quickly and to add good movement. The technique is not for everyone and pine purists will say they look un-natural and man made. The truth is that as the… Continue reading Shohin Pines, choosing the correct material

Harry Harrington Workshop in Dublin 

Originally posted on Leinster Bonsai Club:
Leinster Bonsai Club are delighted to confirm a weekend workshop with Harry Harrington. On 18th and 19th of February 2017 Harry will be coming to Dublin to teach us a few of his many tricks. Author of 3 books and the most comprehensive bonsai species website out there Harry certainly knows a thing or two about bonsai.? If you… Continue reading Harry Harrington Workshop in Dublin 

JBP, ‘arakawa’ from Telperion Farms

Originally posted on Nebari Bonsai:
Bought this from Chris Kirk at Telperion Farms in December 2014. They’re great growers out in Oregon. If you don’t see what you’re looking for on their website definitely give them a call or email. They have lots of stock! Here is the tree as received: I let it grow all year in 2015 without pruning. Just wanted to get… Continue reading JBP, ‘arakawa’ from Telperion Farms

Hanoi’s unique bonsai kumquat garden in picture

Originally posted on Vietnamese Language Studies:
This unique kumquat garden has an area of about 600m2 with over 300 bonsai kumquat trees in the shapes of a dragon, unicorn, phoenix and turtle. If you are learning Vietnamese in Hochiminh City, this will give you an idea of how valuable a bonsai kumquat tree means to people in Tu Lien village. ? Mr. Bui The Manh, 47,… Continue reading Hanoi’s unique bonsai kumquat garden in picture

Philippine Bonsai Show 2016

Originally posted on homegardeningph:
? Bantigue or Pemphis acidula   For people who are fond of growing and appreciating miniature trees and natural stones, you are for a great treat this coming March 17 – 20, 2016.  The Philippine Bonsai Society and the Natural Stone Society of the Philippines will host the BCI Convention and Exhibition 2016 Philippines at Ayala Triangle Gardens, Ayala Avenue corner… Continue reading Philippine Bonsai Show 2016