#breakingnews. The Last tree I will be working on for the season… Not to worry there is some good news in the blog.

Originally posted on Bonsaiwithromano:
This is the image of the last tree that I will be styling in this season. I have ran out of trees in need of styling and pruning. This truly marks a sad day for me. When I saw my trees I thought that I would be busy for months to come. In this blog I will be talking about the… Continue reading #breakingnews. The Last tree I will be working on for the season… Not to worry there is some good news in the blog.

Deciphering DC: National Bonsai & Penjing Museum @ U.S. National Arboretum

Originally posted on A DC Journey:
Trees of art! There are many great and busy places to visit in DC, but the out-of-way U.S. National Arboretum should be added to everyone’s list to visit regularly. Within the Arboretum there is the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum, which displays a beautiful slice of Japanese and Chinese gardening skills in the form of pure art. The term… Continue reading Deciphering DC: National Bonsai & Penjing Museum @ U.S. National Arboretum

Of Weeds and Love

Originally posted on Michael Hagedorn:
‘When one summer I came across Emerson’s argument that “weeds” (just then strangling my annuals) were nothing more than a defect of my perception, I felt a certain cognitive dissonance.’ These are the words of Michael Pollan in his hilarious work Second Nature. The dismissive words of Emerson in the garden are not unlike the bonsai grower who prefers the… Continue reading Of Weeds and Love