If you’re a brand new bonsai artist and also you questioned how Todd Schlafer pulled off his gorgeous Rocky Mountain Juniper transformation for the Columbus Bonsai Society final fall, you will have observed the significance of wiring the branches to regulate their placement. Wiring is a basic ability in bonsai which I’ve touched on a handful of instances in previous articles which might actually solely be discovered by hands-on observe. If you want to start out on the trail of studying methods to wire branches and turns to speed up and enhance the styling of your bonsai, get pleasure from Rob’s wiring 101 lecture from the February CBS Assembly which I’ve simply posted on the brand new CBS Youtube Channel. You could discover it helpful to observe this video with some pattern branches in entrance of you to observe wiring. Or in case you are engaged on wiring a tree, begin wiring after which watch this lecture after you’ve gotten been going some time. I make these solutions as a result of after you have some hands-on observe, a number of what Rob is speaking about will make extra sense.
Many due to Rob Hoffman of Yume-en Bonsai for the whole lot he does for the Columbus Bonsai Society, together with offering this lecture and permitting us to share it! Discover Rob’s nursery in Marysville, Ohio.
- With spring spring-ing for us northerners, now’s the right time to start out some bonsai seeds! As at all times, all gross sales include my 10-12 months Bonsai From Seed Information. See my Gross sales Web page for extra particulars on my choices. I’ve simply completed including about 30 new species of seeds to my itemizing. Hope they’re helpful to you!
- The Columbus Bonsai Society has a brand new web site! For those who’re within the space, be part of us at our subsequent assembly on April twenty fourth the place Will Baddley will probably be demonstrating his carving strategies for deadwood.