What In The World Do I Do With That?

What In The World Do I Do With That?

It has to be the most difficult challenge every developing bonsai artist faces: namely, staring at a piece of material that’s all full of growth but which has no clear design in sight.  When I teach workshops the basic issue with every tree we work on is,...
A Fun Friday With Cedar Elms

A Fun Friday With Cedar Elms

Here’s one of the Cedar elms, Ulmus crassifolia, that I collected in March.  It’s a smaller specimen, with a trunk base of 1″ at the soil level, but it’s packed with character.  I’ve been keeping an eye on it now since it first started...