Betula pendula 01 – progression 2008-2019

Betula pendula 01 – progression 2008-2019

We collected this silver birch in spring 2008 very close to our home: surprisingly, it featured nice movement and had some branches low on trunk which is quite difficult to find among birches. It survived without any problems or further dieback, so in 2010 and 2012 we could do first and second styling/wiring. Since then, the crown has been edited mostly by pruning and trimming, somehow we have never found time to work on this

Taiwan bonsai gardens

Taiwan bonsai gardens

During our Taiwan trip, we had a chance to visit few bonsaists and their gardens. Of course, it was possible thanks to our great guide Min Hsuan Lo, so ones more, thanks a lot for this opportunity! It was inspiring to discuss about the different styles, tree species, possibilities, about the taiwanese approach to bonsai art. As we mentioned before, we like the taiwanese way of styling and also the way, how they prepare trees