Shopping Cart
Free shipping on orders $25.00+ in the continental US

Rugged Bonsai in the Perfect Setting

04/18/18

Main

The natural look. This photo captures two things I love about Eladan Gardens. The first is the rugged uncontrived feel that characterizes Dan Robinson's bonsai, and the second is the perfect setting. The tree is a Sierra juniper (Juniperus occidentalis).

We seem to be stuck on Sierra junipers lately, but who’s complaining? In this case it’s only one (see above and a closeup below) with several other non-Sierra photos to enrich the experience. This post (with some changes today) originally appeared in May 2016.

Back in May, 2016 I finally visited Dan and Diane Robinson’s magnificent Elandan Gardens. It was a quick visit and all I had to shoot with was my cell. So the photos aren’t nearly as good as most of the borrowed Elandan photos from previous posts. But some shots are unique and hopefully capture something of the magic of the place.

NEW Okatsune Bonsai & Garden Tool SPECIAL

25% off our list prices on all Okatsune tools

Okatsune Tools cut like butter and last forever

e3

Stonehenge west with bonsai and flowers.

 

hemscene2

Water, sky, rocks, trees and a Weeping hemlock bonsai.

Dan Robinson is sometimes referred to as the Picasso of Bonsai. You can find the story and much more in this magnificent book….

B1GNARLY211

THE book, if you really want to dig into Dan Robinson's bonsai. Photos, stories, techniques, everything. By agreement with Dan and Diane, we do not discount this exceptional book. But it's worth every penny of its 49.95 price.

 

cascade

Another great view, another great bonsai. It's a large cascading pine in a large pot on a large sculptural stand.

VISIT STONE LANTERN
FOR THE LARGEST SELECTION
AND BEST PRICES ON BONSAI WIRE

e4

There are bright spots throughout the Garden, but this one may be the brightest of them all. We don't have to say this is an Azalea.

 

nestled

There were so many trees and memory fades quickly so I won't bother to guess.

 

maincupCloseup of the Sierra juniper at the top of the post

Bonsai Aesthetics Tool Special

30% TO 40% OFF OUR LIST PRICES

TC-SET5-AESTHETICS-6801

a small sampling of our large selection of Bonsai Aesthetics Tools
for beginners & budget minded bonsai lovers


FREE Shipping on U.S. orders 75.00 or more
be sure to select Free Shipping when you check out


Older Post Newer Post