I finally got this bonsai into its forever pot. Japanese Tokoname pot – artist Reiho. Still some work to reduce … Continue Reading Japanese Black Pine – Reiho Tokoname pot
Testing the limits on some of my Australian natives. This Callistemon Citrinus was picked up as nursery stock. I chose … Continue Reading Callistemon Citrinus Bending
You know something big has occurred when all the major bonsai websites, blogs, Instagram pages and influencers are writing about … Continue Reading Mr Kimura Masterclass, there’s a buzz all over the Bonsai world and it’s coming from Bonsai Empire.
I wanted to give a quick shout out to Feedspot for including Matt’s Bonsai Blog in their list of … Continue Reading Feedspot – Top 75 Bonsai Blogs & Websites For Bonsai Enthusiasts To Follow in 2020
I love finding new ways to look at my bonsai. Love this one. Matt
When watering bonsai, the aim is to water in the Goldilocks zone – not too wet, not too dry. Compare … Continue Reading Using a Chopstick to Assess Bonsai Water content
Here is an information sheet for anyone looking for some advice on watering bonsai. Download PDF – Bonsai Watering Tips … Continue Reading Bonsai Watering – tips for beginners
This is something small but when reading articles written in the northern hemisphere, I always find myself having to count … Continue Reading Season conversion – Northern to Southern hemisphere.
I was working on my bonsai when I spotted this little guy on a ficus. Couldn’t resist a few photos … Continue Reading Fulgorid Plant Hopper
This year’s BSS exhibition was held on Saturday 7th September in the Forest Community Arts Centre. It’s been a long … Continue Reading Bonsai Society of Sydney Exhibition 2019
What an awesome event! This is the first time I’ve been able to see so many Australian bonsai potters in … Continue Reading Earth & Fire Bonsai Potters Exhibition 2019
Bonsai Pots Bonsai pots are another art form in their own right. A beautifully designed pot matched to the bonsai … Continue Reading Bonsai Pots
Over the summer period I do not spray for insects because midsummer temperatures and insecticides can kill bonsai. This year … Continue Reading The Grub
I recently went to the book launch of ‘Natures Child: A Life Within Two Cultures’. This is the story of … Continue Reading Natures Child book launch
I managed to get some time in the studio today. These are some of my tress. I’m really happy with … Continue Reading Bonsai photos
I’ve had this little Japanese Maple for 14 years. The main area I have struggled with is lower back branches. … Continue Reading Thread grafting a Japanese Maple