Bonsai Exhibition: June 14th & 15th 2014 at Royal Botanical Gardens

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  1. Hi there,

    We met briefly at the bonsai show back in may. You were pretty busy with the photo sessions though. I have been following your page for a few years now and was wondering if you could pass on some advice regarding harvesting a tree from the wild.

    I’m planning a road trip up to Hudson Bay in a month. 17 hrs north. I’m looking to drive up to the tree line in Quebec where trees are naturally dwarfed. I’m not sure of the exact species I’m looking for. Probably a larch or juniper of some kind since they are common up there. Maybe a jack pine.

    I guess my question is, what should I do to this tree when I get home to ensure its survival? Plant it in the ground or pot? Should I start fertilizing right away? Should I be concerned about bringing pests back with me? (Ash borer)

    I really appreciate any advice you may have to offer and look forward to your reply.



    June 7, 2014 at 6:09 am

    • LSBonsai

      Hi Josh, this sounds like an ambitious and exciting plan! Shoot me an email and I’d be happy to chat with you about this.

      June 7, 2014 at 1:12 pm

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