Cascades & Phoenix grafts at our monthly meeting

Originally posted on Bonsaiwithromano:
Yesterday was our monthly club meeting as always there where great topics to discuss. The chosen topic for the day was cascades. We covered both cascade styles, Kengai (full cascade) & Han-kengai (semi cascade). It was interesting how everyone in the club had they own interpretation of the two styles. We had an in-depth discussion on tree species that are suitable… Continue reading Cascades & Phoenix grafts at our monthly meeting

Staying with cascades: How to avoid sitting with a trees that has no potential.

Originally posted on Bonsaiwithromano:
Here is a tree that I have been busy with for almost five years now. Its been a struggle as you can see in the photo above. When I bought this tree I did not have the slightest idea how to work with Junipers. I just wanted a Juniper as everyone in the bonsai community said that they were the king… Continue reading Staying with cascades: How to avoid sitting with a trees that has no potential.

How to use regular trimming to create great bonsai trees.

Originally posted on Bonsaiwithromano:
I have read and wrote a few articles now. I feel that it is time that someone explains how trimming a bonsai tree works. A lot of advice have been given on what branches to remove and when to work on you tree but I feel there is not enough said on trimming and how to do this. I know when… Continue reading How to use regular trimming to create great bonsai trees.