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The technique of bending using aluminium foil.
A twin trunk becomes an elegant moyogi style.
As a young boy Christian acquired his first bonsai, which unfortunately died. This, however, did not stop him.
Maintaining and improving a rock-grown Japanese maple.
A mind boggling creation,
A guide to the wild flowering shrub
With the guidance of shohin expert, Hiroki Miura (Miura Baijyu-en, Osaka) the Japanese popstar, Ayaka Yamamoto, learns how to create moyogi style with a pine.
Considering the front, planting angle and every different orientation of material is part of the deep fascination of transforming a bonsai.
I have visited the gardens of numerous bonsai enthusiasts and what surprises me most is that frequently they have far too many trees to maintain.
Pruning deciduous trees in the spring. A beginners' guide
Pascal Houdrusse is a carpenter who became fascinated by bonsai and decided to make bonsai tables.
François Jeker's opinion on Peter Kwakernaat's juniper.
The arakawa maple is one of the most popular trees in the bonsai world. Andrea Meriggioli shows why.
The ultimate root correction work of Masahiko Kimura
The bonsai passion of Stefan Gmur. What was your professional education? I was educated as a toolmaker in the watch industry and afterwards completed my studies at the Fachhochschule as a graduate engineer and business...
Early spring is the start of the repotting season. See our guide for what to do and when to do it.
Peter Warren continues with the second major stage of the maple he planted on a plastic tray.
The bonsai passion of Davide Cardin.
Working with deciduous trees is always a long-term project which needs some clever thinking, too
The concept of leaving a legacy is the need or the desire to be remembered for what we have contributed to the world. In some cases, that contribution can be so exceptional that the universe...
Bonsai Focus 2022-3 May/June
A visit to the garden of Amy Liang, the grande dame of Taiwan bonsai
François Jeker takes a look at Jos Sprengers' Buxus.
A different approach to air layering with a 'rough edge'
A 'Space Colony' created by the artist, Takaaki Murase.
Roman Husmann does not like making regular pots.
Chiharu Imai deals with a dull bonsai and creates something special
Janine Droste has a passion for Satsuki bonsai. Here she gives clear
answers to 40 questions on the subject.
The pine called 'Okou no kyosho' is brought back into shape by Master Kunio Kobayashi