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
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
One to One : Japanese Maple Clump This really nice Japanese Maple Clump came to my place on Saturday for a little work. Already a great tree, it needed a little work to keep the foliage under control and to help improve ramification. One of the issues with this tree was the trunk on the far right which is a lot stronger than the other. This was going to need a heavier pruning. via One to One : Japanese Maple Clump | Bonsai Eejit.
2015 89th Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition– Part 1 The 89th Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition is being held in two parts this year in order to display more bonsai in an area which is slightly smaller than in previous years. Part 1, February 5-8, 2015 and Part 2, February 10-13 2015. On February 9th all 181 bonsai displays will be switched in Part 1. Although there are 181 displays, there are perhaps 250 individual bonsai displayed as there are generally six trees in each shohin bonsai display and two or three trees in…