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,
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.
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.
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 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.
The bonsai passion of Davide Cardin.
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
François Jeker takes a look at Jos Sprengers' Buxus.
A 'Space Colony' created by the artist, Takaaki Murase.
Roman Husmann does not like making regular pots.
Janine Droste has a passion for Satsuki bonsai. Here she gives clear
answers to 40 questions on the subject.
Father and son 'work' together to create a new future for a juniper.
Self-taught, Pavel Slovák, started doing bonsai while still in military service. Through hard work and many misfortunes he managed to create his very own style.
Contemporary shohin bonsai pot exhibition...
Bonsai Focus 2022-2 Mar/Apr
The making of Jeremiah’s Sierra juniper bonsai.
World Bonsai Convention #3
Nao Tokutake’s passion for bonsai ceramics.
Using beneficial bacteria for stronger, better ramified and disease-free bonsai.
According to Todd, Douglas firs are one of the most unpredictable trees he has worked with.