Part one had finished in July 2017 after a pruning back and thinning out of needles to balance the vigour in the tree. We now catch up with the tree in 2018. Now the tree can be left to grow and recover again……….to be continued.
I acquired this tree some time around 2005. I had been looking out for a black pine and was attracted to the impressive base and substantial nature of this tree. A repot had obviously not helped and I became worried about its health. I finally decided to plant it in the ground in one of […]
We left the tree growing well in the summer of 2016 but now it was time to consider the next step…..repotting! This tree really has come a long way and hopefully has a good future to look forward to. I like the natural styling of this tree with the branches rising up from the base […]
With more growth and then maybe another wiring next year I should be able to take this tree to his next level.
The tree is making good progress in his first 12 months outside of Japan.
The tree was allowed to grow for the rest of the year. In part two we will catch up on the trees progress so far this year.
The iconic phrase everyone has heard and just maybe the one phrase that signifies the biggest problem you are ever likely to encounter! This phrase came to mind almost immediately when Steve walked in to the studio on a one to one with the Trident Maple featured below. This is a really good bonsai project. […]
Sometimes I work on nursery trees, sometimes I work on client’s trees……and sometimes if I’ve been a really good boy I get to work on my own trees. Hopefully these regular visits will give you an insight into what goes on behind closed doors………. Studio Stories – Take Three trees….. These three trees were minding […]