Here are some of the accent plants exhibited at the Sacramento Bonsai Club’s 64th Annual Show. Mixed planting Crab pot Mixed planting Fern and moss Spring color Iris More color Just missed the blooms Bonsai and accent, or accent with accent Related links – posts about the Sacramento Bonsai Club’s 64th Annual show: Sacramento Bonsai […]
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The Sacramento Bonsai Club’s 64th Annual Show was dedicated to long-time member Shigema Kitamura. Kitamura curated the suiseki display at the show and is responsible for collecting many of the stones and creating the daiza. It was a great display – here are some highlights. Mountain stone – great color Hut stone Abstract/figure stone From […]
The Sacramento Bonsai Club’s 64th Annual Show included a number of varieties I don’t always see at bonsai exhibits. One of my favorites was a Mino yatsubusa trident maple. Acer buergerianum ‘Mino Yatsubusa’ The variety differs from Acer buergerianum in leaf shape (elongated), bark (rough) and fall color (brilliant!). It’s an attractive variety that creates […]
The Sacramento Bonsai Club held their 64th annual show this past weekend at the Sacramento Buddhist Church. The event left quite an impression. The exhibit showed how fun a spring show can be. The suiseki displays were a super addition to the show. And the 40 or so happi-coated club members were one of the […]
There are few concepts more central to bonsai than “balance.” The California buckeye below strikes me as a well-balanced composition. The foliage, ramification, trunk, pot and stand all work well together. California Buckeye – Aesculus californica The photos here are from the Bay Area Bonsai Associates’ 28th annual show. Like so many good exhibits, it […]