Recently Megumi and Alex Bennett featured on ABC’s Gardening Australia. I feel very privileged to have been taught by both Megumi and Alex. Here are the interviews:
I always look forward to new spring growth. My pine and maple buds are out early this year. I think this is partly due to the weather… Read more “Happy spring!”
Over the last few years I have neglected my pest prevention spraying (lesson learnt). As a result I have seen a noticeable reduction in the vibrancy of… Read more “Scale insects”
I hate weeds, plain and simple. I particularly hate weeding with a passion, I find it to be a waste of time that I could have spent… Read more “Weeding Solution for Bonsai”
This years BSS annual exhibition will be held Saturday 25th August 10am – 4pm.
It should be a fantastic show. Bonsai and Ikebana display, Bonsai demonstrations, sales table and raffles.
Location: Forest Community Arts Centre, 6 Darley Street, Forestville NSW 2087
Admission is free. Donation of a gold coin would be gratefully appreciated.
More details here
In 2005 I had the privilege of being on the working committee for the 18th AABC (Association of Australian Bonsai Clubs) National Convention hosted by the Bonsai… Read more “Mr Kimura – a privilege to meet”
The results of completed defoliation combined with a solid feeding program have been very impressive to say the least. My Ficus are looking better than ever! Here… Read more “Ficus – completed defoliation combined with a solid feeding program really works!”
So after only a few weeks the fig buds have started to emerge. These figs got a complete defoliation and in some cases all branches were removed.… Read more “Ficus Buds Emerge”
This is my favourite ficus bonsai. I bought it in 2005 as a small under developed and somewhat underwhelming stock tree that someone was getting rid of… Read more “Ficus defoliation”
One of the joys of bonsai is attention to detail. Every tiny area of the tree is important. The impact that good quality tools can have on… Read more “Bonsai Tools by American Bonsai Tool & Supply co.”