|Pyracantha fruits are turning|
4:44 P.M EDT
Saturday, September 22, 2013
The September equinox occurs the moment
the sun crosses the celestial equator
Persephone returns to the underworld
We celebrate the Autumnal Equinox with the ritual of making repairs to the winter home of the cold sensitive trees............... on average, our risk of frost is from November 24 through March 1.
Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana)
Autumn in the bonsai forest:
Our frost-free growing season is around 268 days.
|Getting ready for winter|
Ficus Burtt davyi "nana"
Bonsai Beginnings: Freeze Protecton
Autumnal Equinox rituals celebrate the seasonal change
|Fall color of the Japanese maple.|
The level of available potassium in the soil will increase a tree’s frost resistance.
|Acer Palmatum Otohime among the |
smallest of the Japanese maples.
|Pseudocydonia sinensis |
Chinese Quince fruit