Bonsai seasons 13. It is time to bring in trees for the winter, and to do some deciduous trimming. Deciduous trees are much easier to design when leafless. Branch structure can be viewed in detail when the naked truth is exposed. Therefore winter time is a great opportunity to work on these. In this episode an older Shohin Chinese Cork Bark Elm is corrected, and weak spots are pointed out for future development.
Bonsai seasons 12. Autumn sets through with bright yellow and red coloured maple leaves. Morten Albek looks in to the caretaking of Shohin and preparing them for the dormant season. A Shohin Yew is pinched to develop new growth, and detailed explanations of controlling growth and energy is part of this November edition of the seasonal report from the bonsai garden.
BASIC -SHOHIN / MEDIUM SIZE BONSAI
Bonsai seasons 11. October shows the beginning signs of autumn where deciduous shifts from green to yellow, brown or red leaves.Removing the wire from a bonsai in training, should not be made in one go, but in steps. Finally I arrange a Kusamono planting with dry tolerant grasses and plants.