I had some trees with me. All of them has been re-potted.
First one is Japanese White Pine I have acquired last October at Leinster Bonsai club workshop where it was styled.
the tree after first styling and before last workshop
and after potting in new shell pot.
Next one was twin trunk Japanese larch. I have had it in my collection for last 3 years. It has got new pot at the workshop.
tree after styling in November -before re-potting
after in new pot
next one is Cork bark elm
tree before re-potting in November
next one is mugo pine
before re-potting in November last
after potting in to pond basket as e training pot
Next one is mugo pine winter gold variety
before re-pottin in November on my bench
after re-potting into pond basket with free drainage mix
And finally freshly collected day before workshop cotoneaster
I hope you enjoy
Kieran most of the day has spend on his new acquired Scottish pine
and after work. this tree is at the very first step to be bonsai tree but it has lots of potential.
Kieran has been working on others trees as well
first styled cotoneaster ( no pictures before ;( )
freshly potted cotoneaster ( no pictures before ;( )
lovely hawthorn after first styling
Ray mostly has been working on his twin trunk wee larch
and final product
Ray has got re-potted some other trees
not sure species – after potting
lonicera in its new pot
sory Ray it was to busy day and I don’t have pictures of those trees before 😦
Mark has been working on his two trees on last workshop. There we have some pictures.
big Chinese elm before
and after. this tree has been potted to more shallow pot and some branches has been re-positioned to improve ramification
the second tree was Trident Maple Mark
the tree before it was originally potted in green pot that empty one on left hand side
and after work in new blue pot. this tree has been shift more to the right side of the pot.
10/01/2015 we had our first workshop in this year. As usually very busy and progressive day. The main topic was re-potting so we have good chat about it. Then Ian and Phill did some critique on ours trees, and finally we become to do some work on ours trees. Here we have some pictures.
Mark’s poly tunnel ready for messy work. Thanks Mark 🙂
selling area- some lovely pots and trees
Ray wiring his twin trunk larch
Kieran wiring his new Scottish pine
Mark and Ian are preparing pot for Mark’s Chinese elm
two fingers Master is working on Ray’s larch
Kieran and Ian are working on Kieran’s small cotoneaster
Ray and Phill still on the same larch
Mark is re-potting his lovely Chinese elm
Kieran is wracking his cotoneaster 🙂
First fitting Mark’s elm
All happy faces at the end of the day
Thank you Ian and Phill for sharing yours knowledge and experiences with us, Thank you Mark that we could use your poly tunell and thank you all for your attempt. We will see you soon.
Piotr’s van ready for tomorrow workshop with Ian Young and Phil Donnelly
it is going to be busy day for us. First workshop :). The weather is not bad and there is no signs that winter will com to us this year so we will try do lots of re-potting and some styling as well.
Will update after the weekend.