Tag Archives: Scots Pine Bonsai

A Couple of Trees

As the growing season slowly loses its momentum I have grabed 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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Tall Scots Pine Update

This tree has had a good growing season so far. The candles have extended well and are now ready for pinching. I intend to pinch most over the next few days but will leave those that are just above the … 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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Small Scots Pine

This is a little piece of material I gave to my granddaughter to work with earlier this year. We cleaned it out and potted it from a plastic flower pot into a plastic training pot and left it for a … Continue reading

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More on the White Pine

I thought it would be a good idea to post a couple of pics of the new bud formation on the tree featured in my last post. It has produced buds on almost every branch tip and there is also … Continue reading

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Another Scots Pine

This little tree has been thinned out in the last week following a good growing season. Old wire has been removed to stop it digging in and new wire applied and branches etc placed. Although it is far from being … Continue reading

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Scots Pine

This is hardly the best tree with which to bring my blog back to life after another long absence but here goes anyway. There has been a lot of indecision about this tree over the past few years. Many questions … Continue reading

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Bonsai One to One

I had an intensive one to one session today with a rising star in the bonsai world. My Grand Daughter. She did her best to give me helpful instruction but as ever I proved to be a dull student. I … Continue reading

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Scots Pine

A couple of rather poor pics of a literati style scots pine recently thinned, wired and styled. This is clearly a work in progress but is a tree that has a little potential. Obviously it is in need of a … Continue reading

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Amputation

I have just performed major invasive surgery, without anesthetic and completely unassisted. I had wondered in advance if this procedure would bring instant relief but I think that post-op recovery may take a day or two yet. As indicated in … Continue reading

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