“I’m a real boy…umm, bonsai!”

Originally posted on Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog:
Earlier this year during, I’ll admit, a period of time where lucidity had been suppressed chemically, I defoliated and unwired this ficus. ? ?I can’t tell you exactly when because my sense of time was altered, as I said, with the application of free-flowing opiates I received, first, whilst hospitalized, and then during the subsequent recovery.… Continue reading “I’m a real boy…umm, bonsai!”

How many times have you heard someone call a bonsai a “Frankentree”? 

Originally posted on Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog:
Hmmmmnnnnn?! Pretty impressive, right? At least the base. One of the anthems of my day, when I was young and idealistic, frames this trees proportions with élan and grace…..”Baby’s got back!” That’s why we are even looking at it, to be honest. ?It’s one of those ficus benjamina office trees that got put outside several years… Continue reading How many times have you heard someone call a bonsai a “Frankentree”?