A note about the depth of some of my containers

With temperatures in southern Oregon continuing to climb I have decided to make some of my containers slightly deeper than some bonsai practitioners might like. I do this to help provide a little additional protection for the roots. I realize that for the true connoisseur a slightly deeper pot has some negative ramifications, but with temperatures reaching 106F for multiple days, I am finding that a little more depth helps reduce stress to the trees.

I also want to make containers that are appropriate for the many bonsai hobbyists that are still training their young bonsai. I am pretty sure my bonsai collection will never be eligible for the Artisan’s Cup or William Valavanis’ U.S. National Bonsai Exhibitions, but that doesn’t diminish the enjoyment I get every morning and evening when I visit my collection. I think most bonsai hobbyists fall within this same category and I want to make sure they have the opportunity to purchase handmade containers that work for them.

So you may find some of my pots a little deeper than the true connoisseur might like, but rest assured you’ll find both shallower and deeper containers in my collection.

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