Landscape Arborvitae to Bonsai – First Styling


This tree have been on my bonsai “to do” radar in the last week.  Somehow I had an itch to style it because it looked ugly that I want to clean it up.  I collected this tree from one of our landscape jobs in Jan 2015.   During its first year,  I planted it in the ground.  That year’s growing season, I slowly removed the top foliage to encourage the  lower foliage to grow.  The second year 2016, I moved the tree into a smaller plastic pot that it’s currently in now.  I also used a chain saw to remove a large portion of the top so it wasn’t top heavy.   I’ve written about this tree twice.  The first post was one of the very first few post I did when I started this blog.  I called it “Envisioning the Future” (Did not link it here because the original photos on that post is not there.  I realized that…

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