|My interest in the art of plants in a container was reborn in 2006 when I joined the Minnesota Bonsai Society. There I acquired my first
bonsai, a golden gate ficus which I won for one dollar in a raffle. This bonsai evolved into my first 'Tree and Land' penjing. Through
activities within MBS my knowledge and skill of the art has steadily improved so that I'm now eager to show my work. Just click on a name
or button to go there. And enjoy!
|Often I'm asked how long I've been active in
bonsai, and in a lot of words my answer always
describes a 'bonsai tree of learning' and where
I am on that tree. So I hand-sketched this
Where am I on the tree? Answer at bottom of picture frame.
|Shohin willow leaf ficus rooted from a trunk cutting.
Repotted June 2014 into this Charles Iker cresent
pot using my contemporary tropical soil.
Tree height 14 cm. (5.5 in.) Trunk diameter at base
2.5 cm. (1 in.)