Rain and Needle Size…

Originally posted on Michael Hagedorn:
You may have noticed that some years we have much longer needles on our pines than other years. Why? We haven’t done anything differently… But the weather has. Those years have unseasonably high springtime rainfall. And what is water to a plant? Food. (Water + CO2 + Light = Dinner) This White Pine is showing needles twice as long as… Continue reading Rain and Needle Size…

Ain’t got a leg to stand on

Originally posted on Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog:
I was picking up some tools from American Bonsai Tools in their warehouse a month or so ago and I came across this cool…..thing.Cullen, the owner, likes antique things that are made well. Stools, lamps, metal shelves and such. I would guess my find is a sorting bin of some, ah…sort.?It’s old and a little beat… Continue reading Ain’t got a leg to stand on