You have your first tree still!? Man, I can't even remember my first tree.
I got interested as a 20 something after finding some old "Japanese miniature trees" magazine of my father's. Dad's gone and I'm sorry that I never asked him where they came from.
Anyway, I fooled around and killed a...
Though little used, nine bark does seem to have some potential.
I don't know your climate, (thought Yorkshire was in England)but you can usually dig up and "bonsai" a landscape plant just as buds are swelled and ready to open in the early Spring. Did you just recently prune that back? Would...
To me, the dark pot draws my eye, and from there I follow the trunk up. I don't know if that's a correct way to view bonsai or not.
The lighter pot provides for a "total picture" of the tree.
Both very nice pots!
@Skye325 That looks like the display at the garden center in Glenside where I purchased my traction grit.
I was thinking of throwing some on my sidewalk today (icy).
As others have said there are lots of choices for little seedlings. What I liked about the traction grit was its weight. Some...
Speaking of big potted trees, has anyone seen the Sundance-premiered documentary called Taming the Garden? Its about a wealthy Georgian guy buying full-grown trees and moving them to his garden.
Here's a trailer. Can't wait to see this.