Swelling Buds

Originally posted on Scratch Bonsai:
Signs of life around the garden the other morning.  I’ve started to walk round and inspect things a bit more often, expecting to see buds starting to swell on some plant/tree species.  I’m looking forward to some flowers within the next few weeks: European Hornbeam (Carpinus Betulus) Flowering Peach (Prunus Persica) Japanese Apricot (Prunus Mume) Damson Tree (Prunus Insititia) Japanese… Continue reading Swelling Buds

Another Larch and a Potentilla Re-wired Today

Originally posted on Robert Nocher Shohin Bonsai:
This Larch, collected in 2012,  was styled and put into its current pot in March 2014. Unfortunately I never took a before picture of this one when I acquired it but the collected material needed very little effort to get it to look like it does now. It will be re-potted this year as soon as the weather will allow.… Continue reading Another Larch and a Potentilla Re-wired Today