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
Warning: Bonsai can be extremely addicting but actually good for your well- being. … More Sharing the Fun
I was trying to come up with a catchy title for this blog and could not come up with a good one. The mother and daughter, although a little cheesy, seemed to be appropriate for this pair of trees. This was the pair of trees I worked on in Spring of this year with my … More Collected Hemlocks – Mother and Daughter
These photos of a very large azalea keeps coming up on my laptop’s photo library, so I thought I’d share the story. The photos were taken on May 28, 2012 just before it went to a bonsai auction. The flowers were timed perfectly for the auction which was roughly about a week from that date. I bought … More Wild Azalea
I wrote about this tree earlier this year https://wordpress.com/post/81919794/15/. I’ve also been wanting to restyle this tree as the top has become visually heavy for the size of trunk it has. This is a Pinus Contorta (Lodge Pole pine or Shore Pine). I’ve envisioned this tree as a “bunjin” or literati style which should have a sparse top … More Restyling a Pinus Contorta