Photo of the Year 2018: the winner! – BirdGuides

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Mark Fields on Instagram: “My semi cascade JBP is displayed at the Indianapolis Museum of Art for the next week.”

Kagawa BONSAI on Instagram: “国風展に行きます。 I will go to the Kokufu exhibition. . The graduation thesis is tough, but I got some time so I went to a Kokufu exhibition. I…”

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I WANT A BONSAI TREE. WHERE DO I START?

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Here are 10 helpful tips on how to begin.

1. Determine the space or area you have for your tree(s). What is the light level like? Full sun, a few hours of sun, or bright shade? Heavily shaded or dark areas are not ideal for growing healthy bonsai.

2. Research tree species. Figure out which tree types will thrive in the space you have available. For example, Pines do best in sunny locations. Japanese Maples do best in part sun or bright shade.

3. When starting out, aim for specific species that are commonly used for bonsai. This ensures that you can find plenty of information on your tree. Plus you have a higher chance for success when developing your bonsai. Some plant material may be very appealing, but will not tolerate bonsai development techniques like root pruning or won’t reduce in twig and leaf size. This can cause some…

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LOOKING BACK; Highlights from the Northwest Bonsai Rendezvous.

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Check out this post by Bonsai Tonight. Here I was getting ready to upload my photos from the event when I spot this post. His images came out better than mine. Enjoy this snapshot of the show. I had a great time there!

The Bonsai Society of Portland and Pacific Northwest Bonsai Clubs Association presented the 2018 Northwest Bonsai Rendezvous this month in Milwaukie, Oregon. The event was a big success! Three days of workshops, critiques, and demonstrations made the time fly by. Just steps away, a high quality exhibition featured some of the region’s best trees. Here…

via Highlights from the Northwest Bonsai Rendezvous exhibit — Bonsai Tonight

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