Tag Archive: intensive

Nov 07

Bonsai Intensive Summer 2…Days 2 and 3

(Originally posted Monday, June 11, 2007)
Intensive is such an accurate name for this process. Every day Boon picks us up at the Executive Inn Embarcadero (if you go, always get a room on the water side, it’s quiet and beautiful. The city side is very noisy and, well, ugly.) We drive to [...]

Nov 07

Bonsai Intensive Summer 2…Day 1

Originally posted June 7, 2007

Alameda, CA– Once again the long slog to the West Coast for yet another installment of Bonsai Knowledge. Day 1 starts with classroom study. It amazes me that Boon keeps handing out the same worksheets, and I keep learning so many new things from them. Today we talked about three different [...]

Nov 07

Striving for Excellence in Bonsai

(Originally published Thursday, January 18, 2007)

The show intensive has come and gone, but the fire has not. I have never been so energized, even though I came home to a deep freeze with snow and freezing rain making my driveway a sheet of ice that does not even show tire tracks. But [...]

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