Well, then. This is where we made the cut on the beech tree… …to the first strong leader that continues a flowy trunk line. Tony in a festive mood. The new leader continues the flow of … Source: Part II: Beech Design Puzzle | Michael Hagedorn
This Japanese Beech, Fagus crenata, has been growing in a box for several years. It had some large cuts low on the trunk that needed to be less apparent, and the only way to do that really well is … Source: Part I: Beech Design Puzzle | Michael Hagedorn
I have to apologize for my lack of blogupdates. I moved to a new house in february and have been busy with both outside, inside and garden. But, i did manage to start with an area for my trees, with benches. They will be further developed next year but they did the job this growing season. My trees are loosing their leaves now and I´m getting ready for winter. I have a few pictures taken this summer, when i constructed the garden area and growing benches. Enjoy!
The Results Are In! September 29, 2015 Vanessa DeSpain Our greatest thanks to all of the exhibitors, your tremendous work helped to make The Artisans Cup the success that it was. We are thrilled with the response from the bonsai community and the attendees experiencing bonsai of this calibre for the first time. First Place:Randy Knight’s Rocky Mountain Juniper Second Place:Tim Priest’s Sierra Juniper %0 Source: Blog — The Artisans Cup
Following the suiseki posted the other day, here´s some of the bonsai that was on display. Overall impressions of the exhibition was that there were high quality trees there, alongside some trees that required a few more years of maintenance. Most, if not all, trees were on displaystands, and the use of accents was really nicely done. Enough words, most of you want pictures anyway. Overall shot of the exhibition area, the use of a red cloth was a nice contrast. Small cascading shimpaku, nice deadwood and a good…