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  1. Caleb Campbell

    American Hornbeam #1 Progression, Caleb C.

    I collected this nice little hornbeam on December 29, 2020 from my woods, had pretty good surface roots and a really nice radial nebari. Washed the roots and placed it in an 11 inch pond basket. The cuts I made on the major roots are too far away from the trunk in hindsight, which will set me...
  2. Ruve

    Hello all, new here, check out my trees

    Recently I acquired this obsession, I mean hobby, a few months ago. I'm an avid researcher and have a particular personality. I present my trees as they are currently for your viewing pleasure. I have a few that I've worked on and some that are awaiting my guidance. I'm particularly enjoying...
  3. Forest Bean

    Help? Unidentifiable Collection

    I collected this tree in the Clarksburg and Fairmont area of West Virginia. Lots of hills and mountains. I really have no clue what species it is. I have been searching all over the internet for something close to it. Lots of Beech grow where I dug it up, but I know it's not beech. The new...
  4. pyro gaz

    yamadori collection

    hi so who on here is lucky enough to collect yamadori? i mailed my contact at the local council and asked if it would be ok if i was to collect, he said it wasnt something they could licence so i should be careful...im happy with that! theres lots of scots pines, birch,larch and a few oak...
  5. H

    Bur Oak chop and collection

    Hello! I'm in eastern Iowa (5b) and have three Bur Oaks in a fence row I want to collect (pics tonight). First I want to try the 3-4" trunk, which has been pruned in past years about 2' high and is growing through a fence (I like the scars from the wire). Everything I find says chop and dig...
  6. cole morton

    Collection Rules on Vacocouver Island (BC)

    I am new to Bonsai, and am very interested in collecting specimens from the wild (Along highways, in parks .etc). However I am having an extremely difficult time finding anything about the regulations surrounding recreational plant collection. Does anyone know of general rules/where to find...
  7. jordystokes

    Be gentle...

    Went on a collection trip with fellow members of the Nashville Bonsai Society. It was my 1st time. Had a blast! This was my first collected tree. Amercain hornbeam, I think. Dig it out. Wash the dirt off. Cut some roots. Potted up in bonsai substrate. Water and shade. (Outside) Advice...
  8. parhamr

    Reid's shohin thread

    I have about 20 shohin, all of which are in fairly early development. Most are beyond the stick-in-pot state. Shimpaku Procumbens White birch Mugo pine Bigleaf maple Hokkaido elm
  9. jordystokes

    How to yamadori?

    Would anyone like to share how they collect trees? Can anyone point me in the direction of some reputable sources to read/watch? Some specifics I would love to have answered are: Timing of collection? What to look for while digging around the tree? Post collection soil? And probably most...
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