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Pinus sylvestris bonsai

When I was trying to choose which trees to highlight in my final post on the Noelanders Trophy the other day, it struck me just how many of the bonsai in the show there were that had been created from … Continue reading

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Great bonsai images from around the world.

One of the big advantages of the internet is the way it is possible to see images of some of the very many great bonsai that are now being created in many parts of the world. Look at this amazingly … Continue reading

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Cumbrian Beech

I took a couple of photos yesterday on a day off trip into Cumbria. An interesting old Fagus sylvatica, European beech, at an entrance to a farm on a back road through the east Cumbrian landscape. I sort of wanted … Continue reading

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Big Trees

Whilst these photos maybe cannot really be thought of as inspiration for our bonsai designs they are nevertheless images of awesome trees ! The species is Sequoia sempervirens or Coast redwood and is a tree of the west coast of … Continue reading

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Yenling Blog

This is another blog drawn to my attention by Ian [ Bonsai Eejit ] It is interesting to see that all over the world bonsai folk are posting great photos of trees in the landscape by way of inspiration for … Continue reading

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Oak for deadwood inspiration

This tree is one of the best that I have seen for gaining inspiration for the use of deadwood in broad-leaved or deciduous bonsai. It is Sessile oak [ Quercus petraea ] , a species native to the UK. as … Continue reading

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Inspirational Scots pines……….. in Scotland

It seems an almost universal truth that the more folk get into bonsai the more they begin to look at tree images in the landscape by way of inspiration for their hobby. Some years ago myself and a couple of … Continue reading

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