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Blue Leaf Bonsai Acer Fraud

I know it seems odd to anyone who has grown bonsai for any length of time but outside that circle there are people who log on to Ebay and come across this interesting specimen the  Blue Japanese Maple Bonsai Acer … Continue reading

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Juniper Phase 4

To think that I only acquired this Juniper in February and above  is what it looked like in March after the first  drastic cut and now it looks like this. So it must be Phase 4 by now surely? Through … Continue reading

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Atlas Blue Cedars, Starter’s Progress

               Two Atlas Blue Cedars Purchased Jan 2017 from Kaizen Last Christmas my two sons Ben and Julian gave me gift vouchers for Kaizen Bonsai, many thanks fellas. I spent the following week studying their … Continue reading

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Juniper Project Phase 3 Continued

Now at the end of July the Juniper has put on a healthy burst of growth and is ready for thinning out a bit and wiring even more carefully . Fresh supply of wire to hand and starting work on … Continue reading

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Bonsai Progress July 2017

  My Bonsai Progress over the last six months or so.   Juniper Project  This is coming on a treat now, looking a bit better than it did not so long ago at the beginning of May, the High Nitrogen … Continue reading

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Juniper Project Phase 3

It was back along at the beginning of February when I discovered this Juniper hidden away in the potting up area of an old nursery, a tale that has been told earlier  in the saga of this tree’s discovery  . Use this Link … Continue reading

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Juniper Project Phase 2 Cont’d.

Now left to my own devices without Taunton and Somerset Bonsai Club mate Adrian to give me advice I  carried on tidying the tree up,removing hundreds of dead needles one by one,dead and small damaged branches. Then I started started … Continue reading

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Springtime Blossom

Just had to share this photo of this Crab Apple that my dear Wife Sue gave me for my Birthday back in December. At times I was really worried at how fast it was progressing and wondered if the supplier, … Continue reading

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Juniper Project Phase 2

It is a month now since I brought this tree home from the nursery where I discovered it, (see earlier Phase 1 posting) and I have had a while to think about it and round up some help as well. … Continue reading

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Springtime at Last

Prunus Incisa ‘Paean’ Purchased as a spindly nursery tree about four foot high February last year,cut down to about 9 inches, in training pot until n ow. One of the  magic moments of nature is the Spring as buds starts … Continue reading

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