1 to 1 with Bonsai Eejit – PW Bog Pine

Originally posted on Sally's Bridge Bonsai:
This tree was unstyled until a Peter Warren workshop in late 2016. The initial focus suggestion by Peter was to style one or two branches but mainly to strengthen the lower right hand branch, the main feature branch. During a workshop one year later, again with Peter, some bud selection and light pruning was carried out and the… Continue reading 1 to 1 with Bonsai Eejit – PW Bog Pine

1 to 1 with Bonsai Eejit – The Eejit Pine

Originally posted on Sally's Bridge Bonsai:
This bog pine started life with me around 4 years ago. It was collected from a peat bog and planted into a crate with stone grit. Although the tree has always grown well it was time to repot. The tree got it’s first styling from Ian Young in September 2017, hence the name. It continued to thrive during… Continue reading 1 to 1 with Bonsai Eejit – The Eejit Pine

Adam Lavigne on Instagram: “Some ficus grafting in the latest Adamaskwhy.com article (https://adamaskwhy.com/2022/08/03/still-building-a-ficus/) #bonsai #bonsaitree #bonsaificus”

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How Large A Cut Needs Sealant?

Originally posted on Michael Hagedorn:
The instinct to seal a recent cut is reflexive. Selective application may speed up our work, however, and economize sealant. In Bonsai Heresy I cover the arguments before and against cut sealants, on page 216. Although I cover the differences between bonsai and arborist techniques—and that both are right for their purposes—one thing I don’t touch on is cut size.… Continue reading How Large A Cut Needs Sealant?