Juniper Project Phase 1

Originally posted on Michael Coopers Studio:
The number of times I have stopped to explore some small out of the way nursery in the hope of finding some potential bonsai treasure. But I suppose like the Princess and the Frog you have to kiss a lot of frogs first. However a few weeks ago  I remembered a nursery not far away that I had not… Continue reading Juniper Project Phase 1

New pots from ian baillie

Originally posted on Rustedrootbonsai:
I was at a workshop in belfast last weekend with ian baillie.i picked up some new pots from ian.first up is this juniper.ian actually owned this tree for many years and was happy with the direction  the tree was going. Next was a black pine in a aubergine colored pot. This is a potentilla in a lovely blue glazed pot.the flowers… Continue reading New pots from ian baillie

Cotoneasters in Late Winter

Originally posted on Robert Nocher Shohin Bonsai:
2 of my shohin cotoneasters have managed to keep hold of their berries throughout the winter despite the best efforts of a huge flock of fieldfares and redwings that invaded my property for 2 days just before Christmas and devoured every other fruit in the garden As the days begin to get warmer, it will soon be time to remove… Continue reading Cotoneasters in Late Winter