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Initial Trimming of our Elm bonsai

So we recorded the majority of our Elm bonsai-in-training, or “potensai”, and posted the videos on our YouTube channel. The trimming session was split into a series of 5 short videos. 230 more words


Finding the front of our bonsai tree

So there we were, in our first SDBC class, staring at our new little elm and tasked with our first assignment…finding the front of our tree. 299 more words


Bonsai Care Tips for Beginners

In her free time, Carolyn J. Upshaw pursues a variety of outdoor hobbies. An avid gardener, Carolyn J. Upshaw enjoys planting and cultivating bonsai trees. 203 more words

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September 2016 Meeting - Critiques

A good attendance this month and with a good selection of trees brought in to be the subject of ideas, help and assistance from Adrian who is the judge of our monthly competition and is usually full of ideas on how to improve ones trees. 1,501 more words

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A tiny chore...

As the weather grew warmer, I had to water my tree almost every day. It became a small ritual for me. Come in the front door, put my work stuff away, deal with the kids’ school needs, change my clothes and then….check on my tree! 182 more words

Chinese quince angle change

Bought this Chinese Quince in 2006 as a stick, just to obtain the species.

It went in the ground for a few years, and I chopped it back a few times, but not hard enough. 211 more words

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