How Does My “Cigarden” Grow?

Originally posted on IrvCigarBroker:
I played the Beatrix Kiddo character, codename “Black Mamba” aka The Orchardist recently.  I strategically swept through my cigarden, and with the swift and mighty fury of my decisive mind, slashed cigars from their repose leaving an edgy mess that no doubt would be a disturbing sight to any manufacturer or brand owner. Why?  Why do I obtain a brand and then… Continue reading How Does My “Cigarden” Grow?

Styling, wiring and pruning

Originally posted on Taiga Bonzai:
Styling a general perspective – wiring & pruning Wiring Bonsai trees can be extremely difficult or relatively easy but much depends on the species of tree and what one is trying to achieve in the design. But it should be remembered that wiring a tree takes time to reach a particular style. Conifers can be and often are difficult to… Continue reading Styling, wiring and pruning

New material for bonsai part I

Originally posted on Taiga Bonzai:
New material for bonsai part 1. It can be said that many species of tree have interesting characteristics, be they coniferous or deciduous and their miniature counterparts (bonsai) can have awe-inspiring appearances given time, patience and care. Perhaps one species not as common in comparison with the most popular varieties found in the average bonsai collection is the Maple. But… Continue reading New material for bonsai part I

New Material For Bonsai Part II

Originally posted on Taiga Bonzai:
In a recent trip to the southern part of Finland much time was spent exploring the ditches of forest roads and tracks. The ditches have to be maintained to allow for water run off and snow placed there by the ploughs. These ditches were abundant with small trees both deciduous and coniferous and had been cut by machinery, but had… Continue reading New Material For Bonsai Part II

Tree Talk Tagged “japanese black pine” – Bonsai Tree (Pty) Ltd.

https://www.bonsaitree.co.za/blogs/tree-talk/tagged/japanese-black-pine?utm_source=Bonsai+Tree+Newsletter&utm_campaign=d013858376-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_03_16&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d57ccdebf-d013858376-181884865&goal=0_8d57ccdebf-d013858376-181884865&mc_cid=d013858376&mc_eid=e1d710417b Continue reading Tree Talk Tagged “japanese black pine” – Bonsai Tree (Pty) Ltd.