Yamadori Day, Collecting Wild Trees for Bonsai, May 2018

A fun day of collecting trees, with the Kitchener Waterloo Bonsai Society in the wilderness of Ontario, Canada. We search for natural trees that would be suitable for bonsai on our annual club collection trip. A collected tree from nature is called a Yamadori bonsai,…

My Bonsai Forest and My Ginseng Ficus, Part 5, April 2018

Soon I’ll find out what trees survived the cold winter in the Bonsai Zone! I am finishing this 5 part series, by planting a small, but old Ficus microcarpa bonsai, in my 3D printed bonsai pot. Music by Jo San….. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCODk-KWU_78TW7y3eEWbCzw 3D bonsai pots printed…

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…

Kapok Seedling Update and Heritagecon, Part 1, Mar 2018

My Kapok trees take another small step forward, to becoming a bonsai tree! I visit Heritagecon 2018 and check out the world of plastic models, I’m definitely in the outer fringes of the Bonsai Zone! Music by Jo San…. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCODk-KWU_78TW7y3eEWbCzw

The Bonsai Zone, Questions and Answers and More! Part 2, Feb 2018

My Serissa foetida forest that is styled to look like African Acacia trees, needs a prune to restore the shape of the upper canopy. I also try out my new macro focusing rail, to see if it works as a slider for video photography and…

Planting Bonsai Trees in My 3D Printed Pots, Part 3, Feb 2018

My new 3D printed Vietnam style bonsai pot arrives! I also plant trees in both my Japanese style bonsai pot and in my Chinese style tray pot. Thanks to Spectra 3D for the 3D printed pot in nGen plastic. Home Music from the YouTube library…….