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Author:  Editorial Staff [ Mon Jan 08, 2007 7:37 pm ]
Post subject:  Gallery: Enrique Castaño

This thread is for discussing the feature gallery "The Bonsai of Enrique Castaño"
http://www.artofbonsai.org/galleries/castano.php

Author:  Peter Evans [ Wed Jan 10, 2007 2:30 pm ]
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Nice gallery. I loved the Bromelie. It sets the screen alight. I was also interested in the Bucida spinosa. They appear to have similar bark to our Crataegus, but the foliage is like Prunis spinosa.
I also noticed that you are using European pots. I have a couple of Klika pots in my collecton. In fact the Crateagus is planted in one.
Very pleased to have seen this gallery. Regards, Peter.

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Author:  Rune Kyrdalen [ Thu Jan 11, 2007 7:38 am ]
Post subject:  Botany for Bonsai, the Science Behind the Art

In the gallery of Enrique Castano it is mentioned that he has written a book called Botany for Bonsai, the Science Behind the Art. I have searched for it but I can't find it. Does anyone know where this book is sold?
Rune Kyrdalen

Author:  Enrique Castano [ Mon Jan 15, 2007 7:58 pm ]
Post subject:  thanks Peter

Yes in did; old bucidas have a rough bark similar to Crataegus, and I like Klikas pots a lot, I visit them in Prague from time to time. My trees still have a way to go, but I think is a good start, I hope to post some very exiting bucidas later in the year.
And yes Rune, I have written the book but it is not out yet, It would be available by ABS later in the year. Hope you enjoy it. Best wishes. Enrique

Author:  Enrique Castano [ Thu Mar 01, 2007 7:21 pm ]
Post subject:  A new bucida

Here is a new tree I been working recently hope you like it. The balance still needs a bit of work on the left side and I may chage its movement in a few months but for know it shows some promise. Any toughts are wellcome.
Enrique

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Author:  Mike Page [ Thu Mar 01, 2007 9:50 pm ]
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Hi Enrique
As I was studying your posted image, I saw something like the virtual I've posted.
Best Regards
Mike

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Author:  Enrique Castano [ Fri Mar 02, 2007 12:12 pm ]
Post subject:  Interesting

Thanks for the idea Mike I will consider. I hope to have an improve desing later in the year. best regards. Enrique

Author:  Enrique Castano [ Fri Aug 03, 2007 10:34 am ]
Post subject:  The book is out

For anyone interested in botany for bonsai my book has finally come out the address is
http://haskillcreek.com
best wishes

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