Monthly Archives: November 2013

Birch Raft

Just one leaf left 😉 Advertisements

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Selected highlights from the 2011 Taikan ten

Spectacular highlights!!

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Nihon de Hajimete, Part 8: Kimura’s Garden

Originally posted on Japanese Bonsai Pots Blog:
In today’s episode, we visit the garden of legendary artist Masahiko Kimura. It was interesting seeing the bonsai I had seen and admired(as have all of you) in magazines and books, through the…

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R.I.P Peter Adams

Originally posted on Bonsai Eejit:
Just heard that Peter Adams has sadly died. A true artist in the bonsai world.  I think I have every book that he wrote in my collection. His drawings were inspirational. Rest in peace. These…

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Bonsai Ireland Hub

Originally posted on Bonsai Eejit:
It’s time to get organised people! After years without an organised bonsai scene in Ireland we now have a new drive to fulfill the needs of bonsai enthusiasts across this Island. As Chairman of the…

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Japan International Bonsai Tour Exploration– Autumn 2013, Part 5

Originally posted on Valavanis Bonsai Blog:
My friend in the hotel lobby. On Saturday morning we went to the opening of the Choseki Kai Suiseki Exhibition before heading on to the Taikan Bonsai Exhibition. We actually got there at 9am…

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Japan International Bonsai Tour Exploration– Autumn 2013, Part 4

Originally posted on Valavanis Bonsai Blog:
Although beautiful, the Japanese maples in the garden temples are not quite at their peak of color yet. So, rather than share photos of colorful maples, I thought I’d share an interesting colorful character…

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Japan International Bonsai Tour Exploration– Autumn 2013, Part 3

Originally posted on Valavanis Bonsai Blog:
Thursday was judging day for the Taikan Bonsai Exhibition. Julian Adams and I first went with the tour to visit the Ryoanji Temple, where I caught him selecting seed. We then took a taxi…

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Autumn Walk

Took the family for an autumn walk…

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Pine – changed

Hi all Thought I’d post photos of my pine. The original idea was a twin apex pine. I’ve looked at the pine for two years, and it was in need of work to correct its faults. Bar branches up at … Continue reading

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