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Hooking in the Mountains

My wife and I own a business that requires us to sometimes go to schools far out in the mountains.  We fix musical instruments and sometimes the teachers need us to go to their location and evaluate the horns. 576 more words


Larch Forest

The workshop at the last Toronto Bonsai Society meeting was to create a larch forest. There were more demand than available workshop placements, so all interested participants put in their name to the lottery for a chance to win a spot in the workshop. 460 more words


Wollemia nobilis - Araucariaceae


A recently discovered fossil from Australia, large conifer that starts as a single stem specimen and later develops young shoots from the base. 693 more words

Acid Soil

Project #2: Pine

April 2016

This is my second project from nursery stock. I pruned back the foliage and attempted my first wiring.


Initial Styling of the Literati Larch

This larch wasn’t too impressive when I got it last summer. It was a tree with no lower branches, with a trunk that doesn’t have much movement. 132 more words


A stroll on a warm Sunday

The photos in this post are labelled for Jude, who informs me that she can’t read two posts at once.

Is there no end to spring delights? 128 more words


In my studio...

I’ve started a new wall hanging – Dancing Tree.  This is a real live tree that grows outside of The Inn at Laurel Point in Victoria, B.C.  72 more words

Rug Hooking