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September 2016 Tree of the Month Contest
« on: August 01, 2016, 10:23 PM »
The BonsaiStudyGroup.com "Tree of the Month" contest is a showcase for all the members to show off your work.

The BonsaiStudyGroup.com "Tree of the Month" contest is open to any and all members of the forum.  This will be a monthly contest.  The winner will have his/her tree featured in the header section of BonsaiStudyGroup.com.

How to enter:

Post as many as 4 photos in the monthly thread.  One submission only per member, per month, please.  Submissions will be accepted until the 21st of the month, at which point the thread will be locked.  Voting will begin in a separate thread and will continue until the 28th of the month.

We ask that the entry threads be reserved for submissions only.  Any non-entry post will be removed.  Feel free to start a new thread to discuss any tree entered in the contest.  Winners will be announced on the 28th of the month, and home page will be updated on the 1st of the month.

Please post no more than 4 pictures per tree and provide a brief history of each tree.

Guidelines:

Pictures must be taken within the past 30 days.
Trees submitted are not eligible to be submitted again for 3 months.
Winning trees are not eligible to be submitted again for 12 months.
Post a link to any existing thread on the tree (and if none exists start a new one).

If you are unable to post a picture you can PM one of the Moderators or Admins and we'll work with you to get it posted.

Please remember to post a link to any existing thread on the tree (and if none exists start a new one).
 

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Re: September 2016 Tree of the Month Contest
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2016, 03:01 AM »
I bought this celtis africana of a gentleman who was reducing his collection of trees. 

There is a big wound on the front of the tree that has refused to close up and currently I have just started to work on carving into the trunk to incorporate the wound and hollow it out totally. 

It has just been repotted into a more suitable pot but I believe that a shallower pot will work better in the future.

Pic 1 - March 2010
Pic 2 - October 2012
Pic 3 - This is a comparison between July 2014 and July 2015
Pic 4 - After the repot in August 2016
 
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Re: September 2016 Tree of the Month Contest
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2016, 10:13 PM »
Time to vote!