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New Ficus Salicaria from Seki Bonsai

Not my smokes:

Something of a knob where all the branches have been allowed to grow from the chop site:

It’s not pot bound, but I want to put it into a good draining mix: 219 more words


A Day in the Life of a Ficus 21

As I am writing this a spider is repeatedly trying to crawl down the back of my neck, there are few creepier feelings in the world. 13 more words


Ficus Microcarpa "Green Island"

A few weeks ago I got this F. Microcarpa “Green Island” as a bit of a surprise gift from a new friend. Thank you, Andy! 261 more words


Adam Lavigne visit part one

I had Adam Lavigne over a couple weeks ago to help me style a few trees. If you read bonsai blogs you know who he is and in the rare case you don’t his blog is… 78 more words


A Lost Brother

Friday, June 6

My younger brother, Israel, gave me a baby ficus tree on Christmas 15 years ago. I carefully cradled the six inch twig with its five leaves in my lap as we drove the 12 miles home from my mom’s. 275 more words

Frying eggs, flying foxes, dying wasps, crying shame

Crack an egg in a pan, turn up the heat and you can witness a kind of magic. In just seconds the viscous egg solidifies. Despite the rising heat, it’s the opposite of melting that occurs. 831 more words