First Steps with No Bai De ~ Backyard updates

California Bonsai Art

These are a few projects that carried over from last year that started as new projects.

These are the shohin pines I started this year from Ed Clark stock. I started the move forward at the Ted Matson workshop at Ed’s in March. This is what they look like since the cut back.

At the workshop

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Today

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At the Workshop

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Today

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The elm cuttings as planted

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Today and after pruning.

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This small trident at the beginning of the season with a layer mark at the bottom of the trunk. the tree was ground layered there and prepared for growing roots.

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Today

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The spahgnum moss used to keep the roots cool just below the soil.

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Some pictures around the tree. I have pretty even rootage around the tree, but I also have even spaced holes with no roots around the tree. I can see where roots are starting to emerge so…

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