Watch as Erik removes the large sacrificial limb on one of his specimen Raintrees. See how he carves the trunk for promising roll over. SCIENTIFIC NAME: Chloroleucon tortum Syn. Pithecellobium tortum COMMON NAME: Brazilian Raintree BRAZILIAN RAIN TREE is a very popular bonsai species that is great for African-style flat top bonsai, as [...]
Erik Wigert gives an update on this amazing peg graft from 2013 on a Green Island Ficus.
Mike Lane from Wigert's Bonsai Nursery goes over some helpful styling tips for Sea Hibiscus. SCIENTIFIC NAME: Hibiscus tiliaceus COMMON NAME: Sea Hibiscus UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS: SEA HIBISCUS has lovely deep green, heart shaped leaves, and produces a gorgeous yellow flower that ages to a deep orange before it falls from the plant. Native to Hawaii. [...]
Sea Hibiscus Demo Re-Cap with Mike We enjoyed a wonderful Demo by one of our instructors, Mike Lane on the Sea Hibiscus!! Our 3rd program in our NEW outdoor Pavilion!! Working in the shade of the new pavilion is very comfortable and open, and we had a great turn out! We learned about [...]
Premna Carving Demo Re-Cap with Jason We enjoyed a wonderful Demo by our local teacher Jason Osborne last Sunday!! Our 2nd program in our NEW outdoor Pavilion!!We had absolutely beautiful weather, a nice breeze and comfortable temperatures. We learned about bonsai outdoors while enjoying the birds singing!Jason worked on a styling a [...]
HOLIDAY DONATIONS Re-Cap for Helping Paws Each holiday season Wigert's Bonsai Nursery chooses a local non-profit to collect donations for! Since we LOVE animals here at Wigert's, we have selected Helping Paws Animal Sanctuary in St. James City as our cause this year! We collected donations ALL through the holidays, and had the pleasure of delivering [...]
*Special Guest – Lui Rayon* Carving Demo Re-Cap Lui Rayon, along with his son, joined us here at Wigert's Bonsai and presented an informative and entertaining Carving Demonstration in our NEW outdoor pavillion space! We were joined by Vendor, Vendor Samurai Tools US, who was on site selling carving bits! Feel free to [...]
Making Wigert's Proud Wigert's Bonsai was proud to have our bonsai instructor, Mike Lane, as well as many of our advanced students at the Sixth Annual U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition in Rochester, NY this September! Instructor, Mike Lane, at the National Bonsai Exhibition We asked one of our advanced students, Mike [...]