Monthly Archives: December 2012

Pine growing in Japan

Nice to see a growing/ farming environment for pines

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Bonsai wire…or, how to annoy your comrades.

Let me first state what this post will not be: It won’t be a “how to”. It won’t be an explanation of artistic techniques for bending and branch placement. What it might be: A debate on when and why to … Continue reading

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Green island ficus cascade bonsai

So I was figuring that, since I took a cascade juniper in the last post (here ) and turned it into an upright tree, I thought I might show a tree that’s more suited to the cascade style. This is … Continue reading

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