With repotting season in full swing, I thought I would give an overview of how I repot a tree using a Trident Maple (Kaede) that was once displayed at the Kokufu-ten. The Trident Maple as it appeared in 1972 at the 46th Kokufu show. 1972 was the first [...]
This video was recorded during a NIBS Bonsai School in June 2011. The focus of the clip is Peter Snart of Willowbog Bonsai offering advice on how to care for bonsai in a harsh UK Winter and drawing on members experiences during the last two years.
I have been growing Japanese black pine bonsai from seed for the past 17 years. During this time, I’ve done a lot of repotting. This past January, it dawned on me that I had to repot almost 50 young pines. Very few needed repotting last year, but this [...]