Linden #2

Originally posted on bonsai balcony brno:
After coming to dig up the first Linden in a spot outside of a corn field, I stumbled (almost) across this one. It already had better movement, structure, taper, you name it, from the first Linden. It was also coming out of the ground, I decided. I realized that Linden’s are now one of my favorite deciduous species. They… Continue reading Linden #2

Brazilian raintrees and senescence

Originally posted on Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog:
Here’s the word of the day: senescence. Here’s the tree of the day: Brazilian raintree.? When we think of senescence we usually think of deciduous trees. Not huge, tropical canopied, thorny and dangerous Brazilian raintrees.?Senescence happens to all trees. Even junipers and pines. Those third year needles that you clean off a pine? If you left… Continue reading Brazilian raintrees and senescence