Spring temperatures will be arriving soon here in Florida, and when that happens then it’s time for air-layering. What does that mean? Air layering is probably the least stressful way to propagate trees. Most trees with woody trunks are good candidates for this technique, however, fast growing tropicals such as Ficus (benjamina, green island, retusa, […]
(UPDATE: Not currently selling pots. 3/1/19) My latest batch of moon bonsai pots just came out of the kiln. All the pots are handcrafted and no 2 are the same. All of the pots are signed and dated. The black pots have been made from a #black clay rather than glazed. They vary in size […]
It is always good to have a camera with you as you work on your bonsai. Why? I have been working on this tree for a client for about a year and a half. In the pic on the left you can see how weak all the growth is. The tree itself has lost its […]
First things first. The very first thing you need to do when repotting is to correctly select your pot. Make sure that your tree will fit into the new pot. After that, you need to clean your pot. Make sure to brush off any old residue especially if the pot has been used before. Have […]
Words of wisdom, “When styling a tree, always have a plan.” This is one of my customer’s Fukien tea trees. I am styling it for tonight’s Bonsai Society of Palm Beach meeting. I will be doing some minor trimming and completely wiring all the branches so that I can style it.