It is always safer to do these things gradually and let the tree dictate the pace and the line the Shari will take. People often just mark Shari lines all over the bark with little regard for the natural vein lines and the health requirements of the tree. When doing this work you have to […]
These three trees just happened to arrive on the same workshop…..it almost became a cascade style bonsai class.
I can’t imagine why???…..but students insist there is always more room in the car going home…….they can see through the windows…….it was a lot easier to load up! Okay so I generally do a little bit of pruning on their trees, especially at this time of year……after all it’s what they come for…..isn’t it?……they would […]
These two Cedars were recently brought to a one to one session along with some Maples.
Paul acquired this tree knowing that it was in need of serious attention and that I was always available to offer help and advice. This is an old Juniper that originated in Japan. It is very typical of the type…..informal literati style with a striking interplay of twisting Shari and live veins. Someone had put […]
These three trees had already put on some good early season growth…..were ready to be pruned back……and can now come back again but growing where we want them to grow!
We carried out a styling of this tree in October 2017. Keep a lookout for further updates on this tree in the future.