This tree was in poor shape when I got it. I’ve gone back and forth on how to proceed with it. In the mean time, I’m simply going to maintain the profile while allowing the inner canopy to (hopefully) fill in. I’ll be giving it the Walter Pall, naturalistic treatment 🧐
I bought a Western Hemlock prebonsai from a Bonsai Society of Portland silent auction in mid 2016. I forget the final price but I believe it was around $30.
February 2017, top center
In the 2017 growing season I let some of the lower branches run to put on vigor and girth.
Does anyone have any nuggets of knowledge about the extending type tree growth like this Tsuga c.
I hope I didn't screw up by trimming up my future apex this late in the year, but I think it will be fine. If you follow the thicker, bent sacrifice from the right of the photo, towards the...
I made a really quick stop at the PNW bonsai museum last week and snapped a few pics. Thought I would share them! I exactly ten minutes to see the exhibit so I might be wrong on some Tree names.
Hornbeam? Not sure on this one.
Name this one? Flowering of some...
Purchased for $49.99 in a 10-gallon nursery pot. I’m planning to develop this into a formal upright.
I had wired most branches slightly downward in 2014 and started on some major branch selection.
The branches make nice foliage pads with prolific...
Bonsai Artist: Ms. Mary Corrington
Species: Mountain Hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana)
Traditions and Transitions - Arts of the Earth
This unique display combining the art of pottery, with the art of bonsai, was put on by the Weyerhaeuser Company. The curator for the Pacific Rim Bonsai...