Monthly Archives: November 2012

Cascade Juniper: Or….Is it pretty to fall off a cliff?

One year ago…. This was Dave’s birthday present last year. Jerry bought it and I styled it. It was done with the option of being either a cascade or an upright. Today…..well, actually a week ago… As it is, its … Continue reading

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A tale of three bonsai trees

Here are the three trees Ilex vomitoria “schillings” Bursera simaruba. Gumbo limbo Bougainvillea. Not sure which variety yet. Lets start with my favorite, the ilex: This is the side view. This view shows off nicely all the weeds I’ve been … Continue reading

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Tony Tickle’s European larch

Originally posted on Bonsai & Yamadori from Tony Tickle:
I received this tree from Matija Triglav my Slovenian friend a mountain dweller! Matija had the tree for a year and I kept it a further year before repotting and styling.…

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Two Bonsai demos

Recently, I gave 2 demos; one for the Suncoast Bonsai Society (in the Tampa/Clearwater area) and one at Erik Wigert’s 7th Annual Open House in North Ft. Myers. For Suncoast I carved and styled a Campeche. This is the before. … Continue reading

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