Tag Archives: bonsai pots

New Shell Pot

This is a pot I have just made from fibre glass and a mix of cement, insulation fibre and grit roughly following the steps outlined in Dan Barton’s The Bonsai Book. I have painted it with a mix of red … Continue reading

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Needle Juniper

I took a few pics of this needle juniper the other day. The foliage is not as course as a squamata type and is slower growing but it is filling out nicely. It is in need of some styling to … Continue reading

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Shohin Chamaecyparis

This little tree was seriously overworked at the beginning of this year as the original posts show. Links to my original posts: Here & Here. It is a wonder to me that it has done anything at all this year. … Continue reading

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Acer Palmatum Deshojo

My little deshojo continues to give me great pleasure. It has really done well following re-potting this year and the growth is vigorous and luxuriant. I am trying to encourage it to fill out particularly on the branches half way up the … Continue reading

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Cotoneaster franchetii

This tree started life as a weed. I.E. a self seeded shrub at the bottom of an escallonia hedge. It had two large trunks which were cut right back before digging out. What was left was potted in a container and … Continue reading

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