Bonsai Prelude

*Hello bonsai world,

Time seems to fly! It’s been a little while since my last post and this one has been floating in my drafts for quite some time. As I’m embarking on a Masters program this fall, my already crazy schedule will be significantly pinched even further. So hopefully I’ll still have time to provide some good info as I come across it, but just a forewarning that I’ll unfortunately slow down a little. Please feel free to shoot me an e-mail as well, located under the “contact me” tab at the top. As always, good luck with your trees*

 

I don’t remember the first bonsai tree I ever saw, or what exactly it was that sparked my interest in little trees, but I definitely remember my first trip to the U.S. National Bonsai and Penjing Museum in D.C.  I was amazed at the shrunken trees, and…

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Contorted Hazel

This is a Contorted Hazel in my care at the moment for a friend who’s on Holiday. This is it’s first year in a pot having been field grown up until this point. Better in Winter or Spring with catkins, but an impressive bonsai of this variety.Best I’ve seen anyway.

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Rose Show Snaps

Some photos taken at Belfast Rose Show this weekend past. This was Friday night when I was there entering a few bonsai into the exhibition. Sun was on the way down which created some interesting light.

Club Meeting

Good night for the Leinster club, onwards and upwards 🙂

Leinster Bonsai Club

We had our second meeting tonight and what a great night it was. We seen 2 more people turn up with some beautiful trees. Here’s a few pic’s from the meeting.

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John getting stuck in to help tidy up Maceij’s hornbeam

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Tom giving his approval 🙂

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Finished for now.. Love the taper on this tree 🙂

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Ovi discussing the future of his Field Maple with the gang

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John’s Buxos

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Tom brought these to crackers.

All in all it was a brilliant night with a great bunch of people, looking forward to next month already…

NEXT MEETING MONDAY 25th AUGUST :):)

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Bonsai FOR SALE

This weeks Accent Selection

Sedum and Leptinella

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Mixed fern and grasses

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Hosta Venusta

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Chaenorhinum Glareosum

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Arthropodium candidum purpureum.

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Wren Accent

Very life like don’t you think 🙂

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Makisada Ceramics Gallery

Click below link for a gallery of some lovely pots from Makisada Ceramics.

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Gallery.

Workshop di Nevis-Silvestris, biancospino e olmo

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Workshop di Nevis, le sue piante diventano sempre più matureIMG_0820IMG_0821 Pulizia e rifinitura su questo bel pino silvestre yamadoriIMG_0822IMG_0823IMG_0824IMG_0825IMG_0826IMG_0827IMG_0828 Cerchiamo di valorizzare i vuoti e i pieni di questo bel biancospinoIMG_0829IMG_0830IMG_0831IMG_0832IMG_0833È già diverse volte che lavoriamo questo ometto, è giunto il momento di risolvere un grosso problema che si ripresenta ogni volta.
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Summer buds