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  • Carpinus orientalis “Emperor” won Nomination at XX Thropy, Belgium

    Tree was collected in December 2008. Starting material was interesting multi-trunk with radial and impressive trunk base, and crown needed “only” 10 years. And here I am 10 years after. Unexpectedly we had 10 days of snow in January, but we need to put his royal highness out of dormancy and prepare it for presentation at…

  • DIY watering wand for bonsai

    My watering wand is broken… again. Probably it fell from bench, and plastic thread cracked. I have some spare irrigation system parts, and metal shower head, so lets try to do something… Attach male adapter (20mm to 1/2) to shower head and then put PE pipe (20mm) to adapter.   Cut PE pipe on desired length.…