Tag Archives: Northern Ireland Bonsai

Larch Larix Kaempferi

As spring continues to do its thing I managed a pic of my second larch in the early evening sun. It is developing well and the ramification is building up year on year.

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An update on a Couple of Trees

I have been doing a bit of serious thinning out and pruning on this Scots Pine and Yew. The Scots Pine has had most of the old needles removed and I have wired and placed the branches etc. I am … Continue reading

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A Couple of Trees

As the growing season slowly loses its momentum I have grabbed a couple of pics of a couple of trees that have performed reasonably well this year. The first is my Cotoneaster Franchetti and the second a Chuhin Scots Pine … Continue reading

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Miniture Hosta

I don’t do accents mainly because I just don’t have the time but I do have a couple of little Hosta, Cracker thumbs that come back every year in spite of much neglect. I thought they were worth a pic.

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A Couple of Shohin in Development

These two trees started life as shohin a few years ago and I am pleased with their progress. The first is a Japanese White pine that was much taller until chopped to the top of the thick trunk a few … Continue reading

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Scots Pine Progress (Pinus Sylvestris)bonsai

This large Scots Pine, originally dug up from MOD scrub land in Surrey about 1995 is doing well. Having had some indecision about the front and the curve in the trunk about five years ago I finally settled for the … Continue reading

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Workshop with Ian & Phil

A good day was enjoyed by all who attended the workshop taday in Newtownards. The venue, Ian’s garage, was freezin’ as usual but there was plenty of heat generated between banter and work. I brought a yew along that has been … Continue reading

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Chuhin White Pine

This little white pine was chopped a few years ago and is progressing nicely. There are plenty of buds and back buds developing for next years growth. It went into this pot for training and development this year and I … Continue reading

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Bonsai Extravaganza

Saturday morning saw about 20 members of Northern Ireland Bonsai enjoy a bonsai extravaganza in one of our members’ garden. As part of a fund raising exercise for the upcoming Bonsai 30 show later this year we visited Josh’s garden … 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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