#My Other Love… Size Matters…

Originally posted on anitadawesauthor.com:
Size Matters ? Most people think bonsai are just small trees in pots, but they can be any size. There seems to be so many different names, too which makes it all very confusing. Japanese classification Required hands to move bonsai Approximate size     ? Imperial Eight-handed bonsai 60 to 80 inches Hachi-uye Six-handed bonsai 40 to 60 inches… Continue reading #My Other Love… Size Matters…

A Strange and Unexpected Visitor…

Originally posted on anitadawesauthor.com:
? It hasn’t rained for nearly two days and I was looking forward to escaping the confines of my office and getting some fresh air.  Anita called me to come outside and see something, and she was being very mysterious. I found her standing near my bonsai, pointing to the one on the end of the shelf. I wondered what… Continue reading A Strange and Unexpected Visitor…

The Worst Winter? – Muir of Dinnet NNR

Originally posted on Muir of Dinnet National Nature Reserve:
“They said there’ll be snow at Christmas, they said there’ll be peace on earth. But instead it just kept on raining…” …yup, with you on that one, mate. We all picture snow at Christmas…or, at least, some nice frosty mornings. But we’re in a maritime climate here in the UK, which means our weather generally isn’t… Continue reading The Worst Winter? – Muir of Dinnet NNR