Tall Scots Pine Update

Originally posted on futterwithtrees:
This tree has had a good growing season so far. The candles have extended well and are now ready for pinching. I intend to pinch most over the next few days but will leave those that are just above the widest part on the left hand side. These will then be wired down and allowed to fill out in due course… Continue reading Tall Scots Pine Update

Snowy Plovers & Least Terns on the Beach: Malibu Lagoon, 28 May, 2017

Originally posted on SANTA MONICA BAY AUDUBON SOCIETY BLOG:
Female Mallard on the Surfrider Beach seashore, muckin’ about. (L. Loeler 5-22-17) First I’d like to give a shout out to Jim Kenney, whom many of you know and who has made many contributions over the years to Santa Monica Bay Audubon Society. This includes hundreds of excellent photographs both on this blog and on our… Continue reading Snowy Plovers & Least Terns on the Beach: Malibu Lagoon, 28 May, 2017

AABC – Australia’s best Bonsai Convention 

Originally posted on Voyager:
Bonsai, is an ancient art of training and shaping trees to look like they’ve just come out of a rock face in some distant fairy-like landscape into a miniature format. It came from China and Japan and it demands time, patience, dedication, and a keen eye for natural landscapes. Swamp Cypress Bringing people from all over Australia and the world, the… Continue reading AABC – Australia’s best Bonsai Convention 

A Guide to Buying Bonsai Tools

Originally posted on Tree High Bonsai:
When getting into any new hobby or endeavor the amount of tools, supplies and “crap” that are thrown in your face can be intimidating and downright confusing.  Bonsai is no different, but this post should simplify things for you a lot….hopefully 🙂 What matters when buying any tools is that you are confident in the tools reliability and that… Continue reading A Guide to Buying Bonsai Tools