Tag Archives: nature photography

Larch Update (Larix Kaempferi)

This large Japanese larch, standing about 70 cm has progressed and developed very well over the last few years and I am well pleased with the overall image. I haven’t fed this year as yet apart from an occasional liquid … Continue reading

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Deshojo pleasure

Another time the early spring colour of my Deshojo Acer brings great pleasure and satisfaction. I have a few Acers of different varieties and don’t find them particularly easy to control as the early growth starts to extend and fill out but … Continue reading

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A Cold Dreek Easter Sunday

I nipped out into the cold wind today to take a couple of pics of the benches. It was  Baltic cold but the trees are lush and green thankfully. I must be doing something right.   It was too cold … 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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A Cold, Wet and Miserable Summer’s Day

I took a few pics of my benches today and ended up freezin’. I must be gettin’ old. One thing about a dull day is that the colours are not washed out but are very deep and rich. My Deshojo … Continue reading

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Kiyohime

My Kiyohime is well on its way to full leaf. I find the lush, fresh early spring growth very satisfying and a welcome relief from a long wet winter, The tree still has a way to go as it slowly … Continue reading

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With or Without You

I did a little work lately in the form of a little refinement of the carving on this rather large needle juniper. I had taken the tree to a recent garage night where the consensus opinion was that I should … Continue reading

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A Few Trees

My son has just returned from a trip to the USA where he visited the Longwood Garden centre in Philadelphia. As well as being an outstanding garden centre there is a permanent display of bonsai to be seen. The concept … Continue reading

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Cedrus Deodara Bonsai

I gave this tree a bit of a re-wiring and styling at a recent workshop with Ian and Phil. It has a long way to go before it becomes anything acceptable but it is making progress. The jins need more … Continue reading

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Yew (Taxus Bacatta)

This tree has been about the place for some years without making much real progress. Every so often I have another look at it and so I brought it to the all day workshop hosted by Ian and Phil a … Continue reading

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