You Be the Judge

Stone Lantern is holding a unique bonsai contest  where you can be the judge.  Vote now as there are only two days left in the competition.  You can also receive a $5 gift certificate to Stone Lantern for participating in the contest.  Click below to view the trees:

http://bonsaibark.com/2010/02/03/you-be-the-judge-well-grease-your-palm/

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Air Layering Resources

Bonsai Bark did a nice series in the past couple of months on air-layering. If you have mature yard trees, a well-developed branch you need to remove, or would like the chance to start over with your nebari, then air-layering is definitely something to look into. Here’s the links:

A Simple Air-layering Technique Part 1
A Simple Air-layering Technique Part 2
A Simple Air-layering Technique Part 3

Here’s an explanation of the process and why it works over at EverGreen Garden Works:  What is Air Layering?

Some other resources:

Layering Techniques for Bonsai

Ground Layering at Bonsai4Me

Airlayering by the Texas Agriculture Extension Office

If you have any other resources about air layering and it’s relationship with bonsai, send me the links and I’ll add them to this post.