Bonsai Blog

Live Oak Bonsai

Creating a Live Oak Bonsai – A Nursery Stock Tree in Year Five of Training

Living in Florida for the greater part of my youth I’ve climbed and admired Live Oaks just as any respectable...

River Birch Bonsai

River Birch Bonsai Development – Dealing with Bonsai that Die Back Easily

I trained this River Birch bonsai from a seedling.  This bonsai first spent about three years in the field on...

Parsoni Juniper Bonsai

The Farm Has Been Moved!

For me, this new year came not with the sound of crackling fireworks or bubbling champagne but it crept in...

Parsoni Juniper Bonsai

Fall Update

Here are just a few of the trees that have been worked on recently. Yes, some of these will be...

Buddhist Pine Bonsai

Buddhist Pine Bonsai Progression Series

This massive Buddhist Pine bonsai was collected at the beginning of 2012. After resting for almost a year it was...

Styling a Japanese Dwarf Juniper

Styling a Japanese Dwarf Juniper

Well it has been an incredibly busy Spring, here’s a little glimpse of some trees we’ve been working on! This...

Bonsai Veteran Chris Fry pays a visit and some nice shots of trees!

Bonsai Veteran Chris Fry pays a visit and some nice shots of trees!

For those of you who don’t know Chris Fry, he’s been working with plants, topiary, and bonsai since he was...

Carving a Seju Elm and a Bloodwood Campeche

Carving a Seju Elm and a Bloodwood Campeche

Recently I had some fun projects to work on. The first tree up is fairly mature Chinese Elm bonsai that...

Reworking an old Dwarf Radicans Gardenia bonsai and a Dwarf Podocarpus bonsai

Reworking an old Dwarf Radicans Gardenia bonsai and a Dwarf Podocarpus bonsai

First up is a wonderfully aged Dwarf Radicans Gardenia bonsai, you don’t run across many bonsai like this around Tampa....