Over the past week temperatures have steadily been dropping here. And although we do not get deep frosts every winter, there certainly is the risk for temperatures below -10C for a longer period of time. As such, I try to protect the plants a little …
Collecting seeds and then growing bonsai out of the is quite a thrill. Although it does take time! Right now is the best time to find seeds.
Sickly olive from sell-out corner.
Yes. it is notso healthy. But at 50% off at the local garden centre.. What can you do.
Yes. It does take a bit of patience. It may take ten years before you have anything looking like a tree. But yeah, it is also fun. Growing from seeds. So I started a new batch.
Burrs is a bonsai styling workshop in Bury, held roughly every two years by T. Tickle.
Holidays! Great. Spending time in Italy, and finding nice Olive Yamadoori. Is this not the greatest thing? Unfortunately, nowadays, this is not the case anymore. The brinbing of trees from Southern Europe may have huge implications. Which you ask? I’ll tell you!
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In the spring of 2015 I took cuttings of my trident bonsai. To my surprise, one of the cuttings took, and in March 2016 I decided a root over rock planting would be my aim. As such, I put a thin layer of soil over …