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September 2014 Tree of the Month Contest
« on: August 01, 2014, 10:17 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 2014 Tree of the Month Contest
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2014, 08:19 PM »
This is a little shohin, mini actually, exposed root semi cascade.  This photo was taken July 21, right after it was decandled.

There is a separate thread featuring this and another of my shohin JBP, titled something like "Decandling shohin JBP".



http://bonsaistudygroup.com/japanese-black-pine-discussion/shohin-jbp-decandling/
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Re: September 2014 Tree of the Month Contest
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2014, 09:15 PM »
Here is a very large >40" tall Western Juniper, thread is titled 'Big Western'. 7 years of development, 5 years of training, I actually worked the deadwood fir the back to be the front- didn't happen.



http://bonsaistudygroup.com/california-juniper-discussion/big-western/
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Re: September 2014 Tree of the Month Contest
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2014, 08:35 PM »
Weather and time have prevented me from getting an updated photo, but as promised here it is.

More on this tree can be found here:
http://bonsaistudygroup.com/japanese-black-pine-discussion/jbp-project-exposed-root/
 

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Re: September 2014 Tree of the Month Contest
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2014, 09:30 PM »
Time to vote!