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Good day everyone! Welcome to my blog. I am Tess, a blog writer. I have been writing about bonsai for 5  years now. It’s not just because I am interested in it but I’m pruning bonsai myself. 51 more words


A ficus, really?

When we moved to Alabama, the growing seasons were long enough that there was no need for tropical trees to keep me busy in the wintertime. 346 more words

Azaleas...cleaning up after the big show

Kurume azaleas bloom first, then grow.
Satsuki azaleas grow first, then bloom.

This kurume azalea is just past the peak of blooming, and it’s time to remove the flowers to make way for the ensuing growth. 98 more words

Owning a bonsai - week 2

So the days are drifting by and the temperature dipped again for (hopefully) the last time this winter. 163 more words


Getting ready for the USNBE

In 2012, my Chishio Japanese Maple was accepted into the 3rd US National Bonsai Exhibition in Rochester, NY. Truth be told, it was a bit premature to show on a national level; although looking back on it now with that perspective may indicate some personal growth, so it’s not altogether bad. 363 more words

Bonsai Care

Corkbark black pine air layer fail

This corkbark black pine is a cultivar called Hachi Gen. It develops the tortoise shell bark, not the wings and fissures more commonly seen. Brent Walston propagated this tree as a cutting, so it’s on its own roots and after a few years of considering it, I finally decided to try layering it in March, ’13. 214 more words

Japanese Black Pines

Bonsai definition

Do you know what Bonsai is?

It is a potted tree that now popular worldwide.

Although it originated in China, Bonsai is a Japanese word. 77 more words