Day: July 2, 2017
Review of the Week: 21-27 June
Originally posted on Bonsai Eejit:
After Crater Lake it would be hard to find anything in nature as inspiring on the rest of the trip. Therefore I switched to Bonsai for inspiration for the rest of the short time we had left :-). Leaving Klamath Falls we moved North West over the high desert and down into Portland. A chunk of this was done in the… Continue reading Crataegus Bonsai
Let Your Ficus Grow Before Repotting and Defoliation
Originally posted on Bonsai Penjing & More:
Summer is a busy time for people who love and grow a lot of sub-tropical and tropical bonsai. I live in Southeast Texas, and start to repot, defoliate and wire my ficus in June. By this time the Texas heat is intense, daily temperature is in the 90s with heat index over 100ºF; it is very hot working… Continue reading Let Your Ficus Grow Before Repotting and Defoliation
From the brink….
Originally posted on Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog:
The back story…… Early February, 2017. Gulfport Mississippi, on a tour. I’m at Buck’s house, working on trees. A lot of trees. I did some carving on a podocarpus.? Wired it up too.?That was fun.? Did some touch up carving and styling on a Campeche? Flat top style.? We drank a lot of beer.? A ficus… Continue reading From the brink….