A Flying Start….

Originally posted on Bonsai Eejit:
Well, one more sleep and I get my bonsai adventures in 2017 off to a flying start. This Thursday, bright and breezy, I pop over to London to spent 6 days at Monkey Mountain with Peter Warren. My New Year’s resolution was to push bonsai learning in Ireland as much as I can for the next 12 months. This starts with… Continue reading A Flying Start….

Beautiful Bonsai Trees

Originally posted on Caitlín Collins:
Bonsai A “bon” is a tray-like pot typically used in bonsai culture. The word bonsai is often used in English as an umbrella term for all miniature trees in containers or pots. This article focuses on bonsai as defined in the Japanese tradition. The purposes of Trees are primarily contemplation (for the viewer) and the pleasant exercise of effort… Continue reading Beautiful Bonsai Trees

BONSAI

Originally posted on CESSITES:
Bonsai (盆栽?, “tray planting”  pronunciation (help·info)) is a Japanese art form using trees grown in containers. Similar practices exist in other cultures, including the Chinese tradition of penjing from which the art originated, and the miniature living landscapes of Vietnamese hòn non bộ. The Japanese tradition dates back over a thousand years. “Bonsai” is a Japanese pronunciation of the earlier Chinese term penzai.… Continue reading BONSAI

“Dave’s Bonsai”.

Originally posted on THE OLD GUV LEGENDS:
My Swamp Cypress by Dave Walker. (Tree: Swamp Cypress/Bald Cypress / Taxodium Distichum). Bonsai Style: Formal Upright. (Chokan) Origins: Purchased in Northern New South Wales in 2001. As a small Bonsai. History: Grown in a large black pot for its first three years and it was slowly styled for branch structure. The tree responded well to rain water… Continue reading “Dave’s Bonsai”.

Hershey Gardens Bonsai Exhibit 2016 – Susquehanna Bonsai Club

Originally posted on Susquehanna Bonsai Club:
The Susquehanna Bonsai club had another great bonsai display once again at Hershey Gardens in 2016. Before we get to some photos here is a note from the club membership chairperson Roxanne Kamin: Join us in congratulating this year’s winners of the Hershey Garden Exhibit Peoples Choice Awards.  The 2016 favorite was Jesse Cook’s Zelkova. A beautiful tree which… Continue reading Hershey Gardens Bonsai Exhibit 2016 – Susquehanna Bonsai Club