Recently worked. Field maples in development.


All above started 2012 from pencil size seedlings. First 5 years in ground to bulk them, then transferred to current training pots and started from scratches. 🤔😉😁✌

My trees from workshop with Robert Porch, Phil Donnelly and Mike Boxy

JWP grafted to JBP roots stock before work
Of its existing pot
In its new Yamaaki pot
Korean hornbeam before work
Out of the pot, roots cleaned
Back into the same pot with new substrate
Mugo pine before
Out of the pound basket
In new Chinese pot
Sitka spruce before
After wiring and setting branches
Scots pine before second styling. This tree has got first styling at workshop with Pavel Slowak, two years ago
After styling
Another Scots pine. Collected three years ago from bog
And after first styling.

I had few more trees, they were worked too but I didn’t take pictures of progression. It was very productive weekend. I learned lot of. Thank you Robert, Phil and Mike

Ready for tomorrow

I’m very excited about tomorrow and Sunday. Munster bonsai club will hosting workshop with Peter Warren. Two days with world class bonsai artist, can’t wait.

Some of my trees to work on and some for critique. Fingers crossed they will pass tests.