This maple started out as an Air-layering from an older tree that needed to be brought down to scale. Earlier in the spring I started to create this new Bonsai. Getting roots to grow takes some patience and some easily learned skills.
The Japanese Maple is a favorite among Bonsai collectors, the rich colors and the ease of training make it a fun beginner and advance Bonsai. Here is an 3 year old tree that has been in and out of ground to gain size and age. Maples are good growers and if trimmed in June will produce [...]
Eastern cedar trees have a unique look about them and make for good bonsai tree material. Working with a natural lava stone a small forest design was created. These two pictures show before and after a strong pruning. I have always been facinated with bonsai trees and the art of bonsai. So hopefully I will [...]