Shimpaku juniper #01

Shimpaku juniper #01

I posted this little guy on our old blog back in December 2018 when I did a restyling, here is a previous text: I purchased this shimpaku juniper 2 years ago as a little bit neglected used-to-be bonsai imported from Japan many years ago. In those past 2 growing seasons I´ve been wondering how to improve this tree in terms of aesthetic design and this late fall I reset the structure and change the planting

Larix decidua 03 „Olgoi-khorkhoi“

Larix decidua 03 „Olgoi-khorkhoi“

This monster larch is definitely an eye-catcher on our bonsai garden. Started in 2013 and the actual look is from the complete re-styling made this February. The larch will feature in an article in next issue of the czech bonsai magazine, so this time I´ll let speak the images for themselves. Tento mohutný modřín je vděčným objektem pohledů návštěvníků naší zahrady. Založen byl na jaře 2013 a aktuální podoba je z posledního kompletního tvarování z

Prunus mahaleb 06

Prunus mahaleb 06

From all the spring blooming of dozens of deciduous trees, mostly p.mahaleb, in our bonsai garden I´ve had time to decently photographed just this one (which will feature in an article in a czech bonsai magazine). As every year, at this time we are completely busy with repotting, some yamadori collecting and also work on client´s gardens. Anyhow, you can see this mahalebs´s progression in gallery below, getting better year by year, this summer we

Picea abies 06

Picea abies 06

New bonsai evolution has been added to the gallery. Working this european spruce has never been an easy task: its history includes a couple of sessions of heavy bending (with trunk splitting), reducing outgrown branches etc. For the first time now, the crown has been styled in a more detailed way and I´m starting to like the shape of this tree. Repotting into the new position should be another step ahead this spring. Nový vývoj

Juniperus sabina – swiss yamadori

Juniperus sabina – swiss yamadori

I purchased this sabina juniper in 2017 with 2 more trees of same species, all of them collected yamadori from Switzerand. At that time this tree was after its first styling and other trees were even more mature. This winter I have found some time to restyle the tree more accordingly to my personal taste and towards the „taiwanese mountain junipers“ style. It is still a rough sketch of what it should look like, but