Monthly Archives: December 2015

Winter Bonsai Blues

  Looks like I have some weeding to do. Being that it’s winter, there’s not much else to do, though. I’m bored. Well…..I might can do a little….. like remove the old leaves on some deciduous trees or summat. I could … Continue reading

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Finally, the trees of the Winter Silhouette Bonsai Expo-2015

Sorry it’s been so long between posts but I’ve had a busy life, a Holiday parties, an all day, multiple event demo/carving/private session, and a second private session since,  trees to water, kids to pick up from school etc, etc, … Continue reading

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Static equilibrium: the trip to the Winter Silhouette Bonsai Expo

It all began with a suggestion from Paul Pikel. There I was, flush with funds from my Bsf styling contest win at the 2015 Bsf convention and I couldn’t figure out how best to use the money. He said I … Continue reading

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Premna bonsai 

Ok, let’s get into some trouble.   This is a premna microphylla, or is it? That’s what we are calling it in the tropical bonsai world. And, even though I’m not one to buck conventional wisdom, I’m afraid I must (for … Continue reading

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