The past days I have so much work with repotting, that I hardly find any time to post on my blog. Beside others I repotted 48 of my itoigawa juniper cuttings. These are one year old and all have roots now. I will use them for grafting or for future shohin.
A gardening fair is held this veekend in Celje, Slovenia. As every year, the Slovenian bonsai club was invited to have a small exhibition and to make some demonstrations. There are allways the same questions from the crowd: Why do you wire the tree? Why did you strip this branch?
The season of collecting yamadori is opened! So, the last weekend I collected a hornbeam and an ash from the local forrest. I cut those two shorter last year and so they have grown some long new branches.
PS: This is my happy face after a hard days work :)
It is snowing again. And I hope this snow will soon be gone, because I can't weith for spring to arrive. Meteorologists predicted 50 cm of new snow just today!!! Thank god they got it wrong as usual. Now we have about 3 cm of it.
This is an shohin-sized wild olive - Olea oleaster that I purchased this year at Noelanders Trophy in Belgium. (I think it eas pa pretty good bargin. =D) Anyway, so far I cut most of the unneccesary branches and repotted it yesterday. In a month or so I will give it a complete styling. You will get the report.