Tag Archive: Juniper

Apr 14

Suthin Compresses the Trunk

The clamp Suthin is using to squeeze the trunk together makes it possible to work without a helper.

Apr 12

Suthin Shimpaku p2.

Of course, as anyone who knows Frank would understand, I had to warn when I was beginning to record. I’ve always been a bit bothered by the regularity of the coils on this tree, but of course, the plan has been to compress them. Suthin demonstrates this very well over the course of this series [...]

Apr 12

Suthin Sukosolvisit-Shimpaku Juniper

I had the pleasure of visiting with Suthin Sukosolvisit while he was working with Frank Kroeker in Topeka on Sunday. He worked on two of my trees, including this shohin shimpaku which I won in a raffle three years ago, which Suthin grew from a cutting. I like the idea of having him then work [...]

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 [...]


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