Aging is something we will all go through. Rather than fighting and denying it, accept it and do it gracefully. The choice is yours, do you want to age like a fine wine or a sour vinegar? Why do I bring this up? 3 reasons: 1) The title of this post reminded me of aging … More Seeing Double
Just want to share these before and after photos of some the trees I have currently on display at the NW Flower and Garden Show in Seattle. Please click on the photos to see the caption on when the before photos were taken. The show will go on until Sunday February 11, 2018.
One step closer to a gargantuan task. I have a book cover before the book is ready. I’m a visual artist at heart therefore having a book cover for my upcoming book makes it closer to reality for me. I now have a much deeper appreciation for anyone who have written or in the process of writing … More Wisdom Tree for the Digital Eden
I’m compelled to write about the subject of TIME because of a couple of incidents that happened this week. It’s 4:46 AM in the morning and I’ve been awake since 2:50 this morning. My original plan is to continue writing my book and hopefully finish my manuscript ready for editing. I sit here typing away … More Time Illusion
For a few months now I’ve been tossing around the idea of combining bonsai with meditation. My idea was to heighten the meditative experience by having a bonsai present in the room. Some practitioners use flowers to help the environment of meditation. I even came up with a cool acronym, BAM – Bonsai Assisted Meditation. … More Bonsai Assisted Mindfulness
When your thoughts become occupied with mostly that one thing. When you talk about that one thing a lot of times. When you do that one thing a lot. There could be something abnormal about it. Some may think you are crazy. Some may think you’re obsessed. Some may think you’re addicted. Bonsai maybe that … More Confessions of a Bonsai Addict
It’s the day after thanksgiving in America. Also famously known as “Black Friday” here. While many Americans go to shopping centers and big box stores to get the best deal on that electronic item or a fuzzy toy marked down so low that they are willing to camp in front of the store to be first … More Bonsai Misunderstood
This tree have been on my bonsai “to do” radar in the last week. Somehow I had an itch to style it because it looked ugly that I want to clean it up. I collected this tree from one of our landscape jobs in Jan 2015. During its first year, I planted it in the ground. That year’s … More Landscape Arborvitae to Bonsai – First Styling
Today is Sunday and it’s usually a good day for me to do something creative or just take a break from work. Work have been very busy and despite of being a Sunday, there’s always work for me to do and should be doing but decided I want to take some quick photos of my … More Where did the Thyme Go?
This landscape juniper was collected from a landscape project we did in the Spring of 2011. It sat in its own soil for 2 years (luckily that soil was sandy and kept the tree alive). Then I repotted the tree into this myca pot with bonsai soil about 2 years ago. I’m not sure what variety of … More Landscape Juniper to Bonsai