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Adair M

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Re: What is next in your bonsai plans
« Reply #15 on: January 24, 2013, 10:34 PM »
Atlanta is supposed to have an ice storm on Friday!  My kid's school is cancelled. You may be repotting ice cubes, Owen!
 

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Re: What is next in your bonsai plans
« Reply #16 on: January 27, 2013, 11:00 AM »
I also plan on bettering the quality of the trees I own, and getting rid of the less desirable material. Finishing up my final year of Kaikou and hope to have something shown for the first time this fall. Should be a good year!
 

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Re: What is next in your bonsai plans
« Reply #17 on: January 27, 2013, 12:44 PM »
I'm getting "out of the box" and trying some new things that are beyond the traditional.  It's fun, educational and makes one think of the wider world of plants and art!  Here is one that I just completed that I call A plant nerds ode to Vicent Van gogh and his Starry Night.  Comments are always welome (both positive and negative)
 

Owen Reich

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Re: What is next in your bonsai plans
« Reply #18 on: January 27, 2013, 05:58 PM »
I think it's very interesting.
 

Adair M

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Re: What is next in your bonsai plans
« Reply #19 on: January 27, 2013, 06:56 PM »
Owen,

I think that plantmonkey's display must be one of those "unique" displays you talked about at the ABS meeting yesterday!

Indeed, plantmonkey, that is quite "interesting"!

Owen,

I very much enjoyed your presentation and critiques yesterday.

I picked up a sumo trident maple at Steve's today.  I bought it even before he could pot it up.  Now, I get to practice carving out the old chop wound, but it's well on it's way.

Next stop, Boon's for the winter Intensive!
 

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Re: What is next in your bonsai plans
« Reply #20 on: January 28, 2013, 04:20 AM »
This is my time for transplanting, until the 26th of February [ when the sun returns to the area I use for resting the transplanted, for about a week,] and then I send the ones that didn't merit transplanting away as gifts.

During the year, I somehow find things to fascinate myself and often the fascination dies after so many months. I have to give them away.

I will start up another batch of Japanese black pines, and fill the cleared area on my stands with these efforts.
Good Morning.
Anthony.
 

Nigel Parke

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Re: What is next in your bonsai plans
« Reply #21 on: January 31, 2013, 09:23 PM »
Nowis the time for repotting and getting set for the growth spurt that Spring brings.

It's also the time of year for buttonwood collection as we (my friends and I) have had very high rates of success for buttonwoods when collected between January and mid-end of February.

Other than that, this year I hope to refine my trees and bring them closer to being bonsai.

I also have some species I'm going to try and grow from seed as well as cuttings/collected material.

Hopefully it goes well...

all the best to everyone.

Nigel