When I first wrote this post I wanted it to serve as a sort of transition between the raw mechanics of bonsai and the artistic aspects. Many of the disciplines we may call art are actually a blend of science and art. I use cooking examples a lot in my [...]
Creating that essence of age that we strive for in deciduous material is a combination of several tasks over the course of many years. In the early years it is important to impose interesting movement into trunks or sub-trunks and secondary branching with [...]
Graham Potter demonstrated how to turn a very ordinary little nursery juniper into an inspiring bonsai tree in just a few hours. Double the value of a mediocre bonsai using simple techniques and a little imagination.