Category Archives: Styling + Pruning
Here’s a before and after of a cotoneaster I restyled. I am extremely happy with the results and I really think it has turned out to be one of the best cotoneaster bonsai I have ever seen. It’s history as a bonsai goes back at least 10 years and possibly more. I bought it from [...]
Heres a before and after of a false cypress (cryptomeria) I bought recently for a little project at the weekend. I am fairly happy with how it turned out but I think it’s got a long way to go before it’s looking great. I think I may have worked too quickly on it as some [...]
Heres a before and after of a needle juniper I have been developing. At the start when I bought it from a garden centre the trunk was horizontal to the ground and needed a lot of work to get it upright.
This photo shows the 5 year progression of one of the first trees I developed myself. I bought it from a nursery and as you can see it has progressed quite a bit.
Heres an example of a well set out bonsai garden. This is at Du Fu’s Cottage In China. The guy in the video says that it is a topiary garden but it’s actually a bonsai garden! Click read more to see video…