Hello Everyone, So I got a few flexiable dwarf Thuja Occidentalis for next to nothing with the intention of training myself on wiring and pruning bonsai confiers without snapping, breaking or destroying any nice expensive trees.
The wiring went relatively well (one tree snaped and a couple got...
My Thuja's base was good and it was too tall, so i air layered it.
I used spaghnum moss and some cocopeat as layering medium, and also some rooting powder.
It is first time i am air layering a conifer, so i hope it Works :)
I went out hunting early spring and picked up this great Thuja. Its survived the process and will be in recovery for the rest of this year, but I want to start thinking of design decisions.
It has a wonderful base with a very interesting root coming off the left, that matches the movement of...
There is a tree I have seen pictures of in Yellow Stone National Park or some other famous US Park that is probably six feet across, the top is broken off and it's pretty weather beaten. I wish I could find a picture of it. That is the tree I am going for here.
The front from different...