Tag Archives: flowering bonsai

Blackthorn: Keeps on Giving

  Another year and another spring and my little Blackthorn just gives again. Its a short flowering season for this little tree but a very enjoyable one. I have ordered a new pot for this tree and had hoped I … Continue reading

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The Bonsai Experience

Here’s a few shots of trees shown during the Bonsai Experience on Saturday 27 June in the Botanic Gardens, Belfast. The guy’s from Northern Ireland Bonsai Society staged a very successful show with over 1000 visitors to the marquee display … Continue reading

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Hawthorn Cascade

This tree has been in development for some years now having started life as a self seeded sapling in my garden. As I think about it I realise that it hasn’t developed as quickly as I would have liked and … Continue reading

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Blackthorn Reprise

I have featured this tree a couple of times recently but I couldn’t resist taking a quick Pic of it again today. It has finally reached it’s peak of flowering this year and is already beginning to drop some flower … Continue reading

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Blackthorn

My Blackthorn is beginning to look a little tired as autumn leaf fall approaches. It has progressed well this season and as usual has managed to keep three rather large ripe berries up to this point. The most berries I ever … Continue reading

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Shohin Potentilla

This little garden centre effort started life as a bonsai in APRIL 2013 when it was put into it’s first bonsai pot. It had been pruned back to the trunk and two main branches and has been left to grow unchecked in … Continue reading

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Forsythia

Having faithfully promised my wife “Honest, NO MORE TREES” on numerous occasions I found this stump at the bottom of the garden when clearing out old undergrowth and rubbish. I looked at it and said “Well someone might get the … Continue reading

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Moving On

Having started my Bonsai Revival Journey in July 2011 I’m glad to say that it continues today with modest success. It’s true to say that I have learnt more about  the training and developing of bonsai in the last few … Continue reading

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Potentilla Find

On my recent trip to the North Coast I picked up a couple of nice Potentilla for the princely sum of £5-99 each. This is the first one which may well be developed as a twin trunk. Colour unknown but … Continue reading

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