Warning: Bonsai can be extremely addicting but actually good for your well- being.
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 myContinue reading “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 boughtContinue reading “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 topContinue reading “Restyling a Pinus Contorta”
About a week from today, one of my bonsai trees will be on display at the Portland Art Museum for The Artisans Cup (an Exhibition of American Bonsai) http://www.theartisanscup.com/. Needless to say, I’m very excited about this event. There are 3 main reasons for my excitement: 1) Most obvious reason…my tree will be on display 2) IContinue reading “Collaborating with Nature – Search for Relevance of Bonsai Art and Self”
When I was working for a company, I found ways to incorporate my hobby into my work place. In the spring, I would bring my bonsai to work to display at my desk. Co workers would come by and admire it. I even found a way to do a class at work with the guise of relievingContinue reading “5 Reasons BONSAI will benefit your HEALTH”