22 September 2013

Celebrate the first day of Fall

Pyracantha fruits are turning


Autumnal Equinox
Fall Equinox

4:44 P.M EDT
Saturday, September 22, 2013
in Savannah



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)
Goldenrod (Solidago


Autumn in the bonsai forest: 



Sasanqua
Yuletide




Our frost-free growing season is around 268 days.








Getting ready for winter
New Benches
4.0


Ficus Burtt davyi "nana"








Bonsai Beginnings: Freeze Protecton





Autumnal Equinox rituals celebrate the seasonal change






Fall color of the Japanese maple.
Acer Palmatum 






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











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