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    Bonsai Esprit

    I am in the process of trying to find a copy of Bonsai Espri April=Mat from 2016. If any one has a cop and would like to sell it please let me know. Also would like to know where I might find a lot of the od copies, just love this magazine when it was printed in English. THANKS FOR YOUR HELP...
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    Wiring a Stewartia

    I want to thank both of you for your help. As for wiring the trunks I am following a report from Bonsai Today and they just wired around the roots it seems very louse in order not to mar them, just to hold them together at the planting time. When done I would like to wire the trunks up a short...
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    December pot giveaway!

    Being retired and covia free I think what you are doing is great. All the people in the BONSAI community are very nice and overwhelming kind. THANKS ALL. Robert
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    Wiring a Stewartia

    I am getting three Stewartia trees next week. They will be wired together so that the roots will fuse together. making a triple trunk tree. My big question since the bark wounds so easily, how long do you leave the wire on all the branches that need to be flatten out from their vertical growth...
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    plants needed.

    😁 HELP,, I need to find three (3) Stewari seedlings or transplants for sale. Need them for my Bonsai collection, willing to pay up to $10.00 each. THANKS FOR ANY HEIP. Robert
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    I think it will make a very interesting large informal upright this winter I will be able to look at revocation modifications in branch placement if needed so thanks for your comments I appreciate it
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    wood for bonsai

    This is a piece of Manzanita would not ever ride and I’m going to treat it with wood Hardner to make sure of that but thanks for your reply I appreciate it
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    wood for bonsai

    I WOULD LIKE some suggestions on how to use this
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    These are pictures of the Maple large bonsai I am working on. please send comments
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    bonsai in the future

    well I have gotten this maple dug up and potted in it new tub home. it been there ever since my ay 18th. 2020 post and its doing great. may be next spring it can be root pruned a little. I am going to let ti live in its new home for a few years. growing great new shoots everywhere. thanks to...
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    Pine Wiring

    in one of the answers to why I wire 5 year old Ponderosas is because they need it to become really nice gnarly bonsai. I grew these from seed and now at 5 years old they are getting really twisty. I would be really glad to post pictures but now being computer smart I haven't figured out how. If...
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    New to the game with a Harlandii

    hey folks, I just got my first Harlandii Boxwood. I live in seattle Wa. and we are just starting to go into winter. Will this plant stand freezing temps. All my other Bonsai seem to like being covered in SNOW, last year we had 14 inches of that white fluffy stuf and all the trees came out...
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    pine wiring

    I have 6 ponderous pines that are 5 years old. They need to be wired now , my question is with the long needles can some of the needles be under the wire and if so what happens t them. If anybody has any ideas please let me know.
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    Bristlecone Pine Seedlings

    I am myself I have several bristlecone plane bonsai trees they are eight or nine years old in living in a forest type pot with no signs of slowing down in their growth take your seedlings and put them outside in the sunlight that’s where they were made that’s where they should stay mine have...
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    Alpenweiss Japanese Maple

    I also have a maple of this wonderful type. it is about 10 years old wonderful root spread and nice branching. It also is not a graft but a great little maple for my own looking and Bonsai use. Sorry no pictures as I have yet to get them posted in here.
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    English Oak ( Quercus Robur )

    This OAK is located in the town of SNOHOMISH, WASHINGTON. I forgot to add that in the last message.
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    English Oak ( Quercus Robur )

    I have just started working on a Qurrus Robur Oak it has a trunk diameter of about 1/2 inch. It is now in a pot and just starting to leaf out, in order to get the trunk bigger should I take it out of the small pot and maybe put it into a large nursery pot. Planted in the ground it would gt...
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    Over wintering azaleas

    I read all the messages on care of Azaleas they were very informative. I just got a Cherry Drop Azalea it is still in its original nursery pot. I will need to remove the soil around the Azalea with a root hook. I now that the roots are fragile so any ideas how to remove the nursery soil...
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    "Dwarf evergreen" white pine

    Haines trees, Thanks for the quick reply. will research effects of fertilizer for the upcoming spring. Trees just starting out of dormancy.
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    "Dwarf evergreen" white pine

    I have a Pinus albicaulis that I am going to Bonsai. As I was going thru my Bonsai stock I noticed that I have a mixture of needle length. Some are over an inch long and the majority are shorter around 3/4 inch in length,. I would like to know can I trim all the longer ones in half so that nest...
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    bonsai in the future

    Jonny and Dave, Thanks for your great answers will contemplate With saving as many roots as I can. When it’s reported I will probably leave it alone for 1 to 2 years with a small amount of branch shortening. This would take place a year after transplanting. Really appreciate all the good advice...
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    bonsai in the future

    Thanks for your wonderful help. I have been growing this tree for Bonsai. The top is too close to my deck so it needs to be moved. I will save all the feeder roots and there are a lot of them. I have a very large tub with Bonsai soil for the tree. It is about 14 inches deep and around 35 inches...
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    bonsai in the future

    I am in the process of digging up a 10 year old Japanese Maple with about 3 to 4 inch trunk. I want to place it into a large growing tub. What I need to know is can it root prune the 6 larger roots that seem to be holding this tree in the ground. I will save most of the large roots but it won't...
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    Juniperus squamata meyeri. Styling.

    100 trees wow you are just getting started. I have over 250 and am in the process of trying to down size. plants are getting bigger and need more care now. so I just don't need that meany. Several junipers, assorted conifers, several kinds of Japanese maples, red pines lots of old Ponderous...
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    Peat Muck?

    Martin,, Thanks for the tip. I have just received my pail of super muck from the Bonsai Learning Center. Great people to work with also awesome pricing on there products. THANKS again, Robert Gardner
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