Monthly Archives: August 2016

A demo tree I just couldn’t give up

There I was, day two, enjoying the sweltering afternoon sun at the Brevard Zoo, hanging with my peeps at their annual showing at the zoo, trying to sell trees and keep cool, when Reggie asks, “Hey, where’s Rob? He’s supposed … Continue reading

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Stuck between a rock and a bonsai

Where’s my chisel? I’m thinking that this tree needs to be in this rock. What about you?  It’ll fit. I’m sure of it. Maybe. I have experience putting big things into small places…… I know how to work my tool. That, my friends, … Continue reading

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Willow Leaf Fig’s Wild Ride

I made a stop at a friends house after a soil program I presented to the Bonsai Society of Brevard (a PowerPoint program based on This Post. I was literally dishing the dirt on bonsai culture…hyuk hyuk). He’s trying to raise … Continue reading

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The cracked-pot soliloquy or, “Do ya’ have concrete between your ears?” 

I know, I promised you a rose garden, ummm…sorry..I mean… a buttonwood post as the next post, but we here at Adam’s Art and Bonsai (Adamaskwhy Entertainments Inc.) have decided that it might be time to branch out into the … Continue reading

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Adamaskwhy on YouTube!

I’m excited to ​present to my readers this preview trailer for my first YouTube video! ​ With the help of my new partner in crime, Richard Bonn, we filmed all the footage, we just need to edit it all together and … Continue reading

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Skinny Vanilla Latte Raintree

I posted this poor, pitiful, skinny, pathetic, under grown and lowly raintree on Instagram last week.  And it’s everything I said it is, not much to talk about. Most Bonsai Professionals wouldn’t deign to even look at it, never mind … Continue reading

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The Bougie Man

Oh yeah, there’s a tree in there somewhere.  There it is.  That’s a chunk o’ wood.  The side.  The back. Definitely the back. If you’re on Instagram, here’s a Short Video for your perusement, hey, I just invented a word. Amusement+peruse.  Perusement. Pronounce … Continue reading

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