Dressed for 2017 Show

Originally posted on artsofjc:
Spent the morning putting final touches on the trees for show this weekend. For details on the show you can find us at http://www.kusamurabonsai.org, on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/Kusamura-Bonsai-Club-376175737222/ or Kusamura Bonsai Club Annual Show! June 24 – 25 Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto Show Hours: Saturday-June 24 (Noon to 5PM). These some of what I will be showing.… Continue reading Dressed for 2017 Show

2017 Kusamura Bonsai Club Glamour Shots

Originally posted on artsofjc:
We have concluded our 2017 show and I wanted to post some draft photos of my small tree display. More to come later as I work on the photos. Thanks to our photographer, Sabrina Huang. In the coming weeks I will be working up the best photos for publications. These are just draft teasers. Ficus Microcarpa Porcelain Berry Boston Ivy Schefflera… Continue reading 2017 Kusamura Bonsai Club Glamour Shots

How To Keep Your Bonsai Trees Cool During Summer

Originally posted on Tree High Bonsai:
With Summer here, and temperatures getting super hot I wanted to share a tip with you from Mary Miller.  She is a Bonsai Legend of sorts, a Boxwood Queen and a very wise woman. In extremely high temperatures, if you are not aware your bonsai tree roots can “cook.” The temperature in a bonsai pot can get too high… Continue reading How To Keep Your Bonsai Trees Cool During Summer

The Importance of Cleaning Your Bonsai Benches

Originally posted on Tree High Bonsai:
Keeping Bonsai is no easy task.  There is so much work that has to be done between the beers and the trees directly, that the last thing on your mind is cleaning your bench.  In fact some of us have probably never even thought about it until now. The benches that house our trees are constantly wet.  They also… Continue reading The Importance of Cleaning Your Bonsai Benches

An interesting place to find a Juniperus Conferta (Blue Pacific/Shore Juniper)

Originally posted on Tree High Bonsai:
I picked this tree up on a whim a few weeks ago.  Surprisingly this one was found at K-Mart!  My 2 year old daughter wanted to stop and get water balloons. I haven’t been to K-mart in literally 20 years, but as we passed the store I saw a garden center.  I’ll admit I’m addicted to trees, so that… Continue reading An interesting place to find a Juniperus Conferta (Blue Pacific/Shore Juniper)