Tag Archives: podocarpus

Carving tools and other ramblings

I’m giving a very similar PowerPoint presentation at Erik Wigert’s nursery so if it seems as though you’ve heard the jokes before you might have been there. Just sayin’. What tools did I use to get to this? Why, I … Continue reading

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Refining a deadwood feature on a podocarpus

My friend Bobby asked me over to do some carving. Me, always willing to work on a tree, of course, said yes. All my friends live a long way away. Bobby’s about an hour away, which is not bad. My … Continue reading

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Let’s air layer everything!

It’s that time of the year, when the sap is flowing and the wood is getting hard. When the hormones are beginning to do their chemical wonders and the smell of propagation is in the air. Cuttings, seed, and air … Continue reading

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Podocarpus carving at Old Florida Bonsai

When they bring you your demo tree in the bucket of a tractor You know it’s gonna be a fine show. Mighty fine. I was invited to participate this year at the 2nd Annual Bonsai Bash held at Old Florida … Continue reading

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Holy Balls! Guy Guidry at the NoNaMe Bonsai Study Group

So, people… I must say that, as there are more and more serious bonsai-ists out there trying their best to turn Bonsai into an industry, even into a Big Business, with supply chains and professional this and thats, we must … Continue reading

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Podocarpus recarve

Here is a podocarpus I had carved as a demonstration for the Brevard Bonsai Society in Melbourne Florida. Some of you may recognize it. This was one of the first trees I ever collected. I got it when the CFBC … Continue reading

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Sunday Study Group

Is it the grilling ? Or the trees ? Or the Friendship that makes an informal study group (hosted by yours truly) so fun? It’s probably the beer. We had sent out a last minute Facebook invite for the gathering … Continue reading

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