Young Choe Kusamono Workshop-

Young Choe Kusamono Workshop-

This month we had the delight to have Young Choe, probably the foremost kusamono artist working in the United States, give a presentation and workshop at Crataegus Bonsai. Young studied with Keiko Yamane in Japan. Thanks for coming, Young! Everyone left giddy with info and the passion to make their own kusamono. Here are some […]

Accent Plant Smorgasbord!

It’s been a busy month! And it’s nice to come back from tilting at windmills and other kinds of fun to see what’s been going on while away. I always look forward to see what’s blooming on the accent bench, and what’s getting ready to bloom. They’re a cheerful bunch! I’ve shared photos of accent […]

Spruce On Nylon Board

The day after my Seasonal students left I was so intrigued by what we had done with the Mountain Hemlock from last week’s post that I put this Engelmann spruce on a plastic slab as well. While the first day with five students it had taken all day to figure out, I did this one […]

Companion Plant Photo Gallery

A few of the blooming companion (or ‘accent’) plants, one stone and a shoe on my benches outside: