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Hairy Hornbeam

Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:17 am
by edfrank
This is a very nice bog that goes through in text and photos one person's attempt to create a nice bonsai tree out of a small pot-bound scraggly hornbeam. Excellent insight into his process.

Hairy Hornbeam
Posted on January 1, 2013 by adamaskwhy

http://adamaskwhy.wordpress.com/2013/01 ... -hornbeam/


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"he structure is a little unconventional as far as bonsai design is concerned.
Its taller than the current tastes. But I think it’s very natural looking. In this one I tried to make my bonsai look like a tree and not make my tree look like a bonsai. (That’s a John Naka quote)."
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Re: Hairy Hornbeam

Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:39 am
by Joe
Ed, did you mean to say, "This is a very nice blog ..." or was that a sophisticated pun? (ha!)

Re: Bald Cypress

Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:41 am
by edfrank
Here is another blog in the series dealing with a less than promising bald cypress:
http://adamaskwhy.wordpress.com/2013/01 ... e-of-crap/
What are you gonna do with that piece of crap?
Posted on January 13, 2013 by adamaskwhy

So here we have a bald cypress that I collected last year.

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