My Bonsai Show Tree Selection, Part 3, Sept 2018

I work on my Portulacaria afra bonsai forest, changing it from a lush green forest to a more dry desert type landscape. My final work to this landscape style penjing, before our club show. The trees are styled to look like African Baobab trees. Music…

My Bonsai Show Tree Selection, Part 2, Aug 2018

My Avatar grove bonsai forest is my first pick, for the fall bonsai show. Today I work on the forest and landscape, to get it in tip top shape! The trees are Thuja occidentalis, commonly called Northern White Cedars. Here is a link to the…

Avatar Grove, Bonsai Forest, Part 3, The Bonsai Zone, May 2018

I apply the finishing touches to the Avatar Grove bonsai forest! This bonsai forest is styled to look like the recently discovered old growth forest near Port Renfrew in British Columbia, Canada. In this video I add moss, rocks, sand, sticks and Sedum. These elements…

Avatar Grove, Bonsai Forest, Part 2, The Bonsai Zone, May 2018

More big changes to the miniature Avatar Grove, bonsai forest. I prune the existing trees, build the hill even higher and I also add 4 more trees, to this penjing landscape. For more information on the Toronto Bonsai Show, click the link below and then…

My Bonsai Forest and My Ginseng Ficus, Part 4, April 2018

I start my day with a road trip to buy some bonsai pots and end up buying a Larch forest planting from a Qingquan Zhao workshop! After a garden tour, I head home and finish the work on my 3D printed bonsai pot, for my…

My Bonsai Forest and My Ginseng Ficus, Part 1, April 2018

After 2 months of growing, it’s time to clip the Baobab style forest. I’ll also be working on my Ginseng Ficus in part 2 of this series. I must have had Tiger Bark Ficus on my mind, but the tree in this video is my…

My Larch Bonsai Forest, Part 2, The Bonsai Zone, April 2018

I’m pruning my Larch bonsai forest to look like Larch trees you would see in nature. I hope this will be a step forward in the styling of the forest! I’m thinking of 3D printing a large bonsai pot for my Larch forest, and I…

The Bonsai Zone, Questions and Answers and More!, Part 3, Feb 2018

No questions and answers, but a trim to the Portulacaria afra bonsai forest. I have been styling these trees to look like African Baobab trees. I will be painting the pots and answering more questions in part 4, stay tuned! Music is by Jo San………