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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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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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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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White Pine (pinus Parviflora)

This little shohin has been put into its first pot since it was created from a larger tree that received the chop a few years ago. It has some potential but is still very much a work in progress. The … Continue reading

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Acer Palmatum “Deshojo”

I re-potted this tree a couple of weeks ago and it wont be long until it is in full leaf. The fresh spring growth is always worth seeing. The ramification of the tree is developing steadily and the overall image … 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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The Big Sleep

After a long absense from the interweb (didn’t notice you were gone I hear you say) I have managed to shake off my lethargy and take a few pics of this little juniper that caught my eye on the benches … Continue reading

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Kinsale Co Cork Harbour and Marina

A few more shots taken on our recent break to the lovely Co Cork. Well worth a visit.

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Winter Images

We spent a few nights in the Cork area last week and I was greatly struck with these tree scapes along the banks of the river on the road between CorK and the town of Bandon. I thought they were … Continue reading

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On the Benches

Spring is here and I managed to get most of my trees on to the benches last week. It was a rather quick affair and the place still needs a bit of a clean up but its progress.

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