Propagate by sowing seeds, or taking cuttings to create new bonsai...
David Quintana works on a Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris)
Daiki, the third generation Abe, works on seed-grown pines
The challenge is to create a finished tree starting from scratch.
Harry Harrington works on a very bulky elm that has no tapering. By carving the trunk the problem is solved.
Use dull material to make impressive bonsai helped by grafting techniques. Here we show you how easy it can be. Pyracantha is in the Rosaceae family in the subset that contains Crataegus. It provides bright...
The creation of branches on deciduous trees does not happen overnight, it is a long-term process ...
Learn professional techniques: wiring a juniper
Jan Culek sketches options for Reginald Jooren's olive.
Masahiko Kimura's famous rock plantings.
Creating the moyogi style from a field-grown satsuki with Masaki Yoshii
Chojubai, the dwarf variety of the Japanese quince, is cut in half.
The challenge to grow bonsai from scratch: Ficus
Planting a tree on a rock gives you plenty of creative freedom.
Creating a literati red pine by focusing on the dropping branch
A yezo spruce styled by François Jeker and Jean-Paul Polmans.
Ken Fujiwara works on a massive black pine
Be inspired by Yukio as he makes the most out of material. This time we focus on Yew and Hinoki.
Ralf Beckers shows us there is beauty hidden in the chaos of branches
Pinus Nigra - From raw material to bonsai in 7 years.
The charm of the very, very small . . .
Jan Culek sketches options for the yew of Igor Vengust.
In Poland bonsai is thriving, Piotr Czerniachowski is among the most active.
Bjorn Bjorholm demonstrates scion grafting for foliage replacement of junipers.
How to create bonsai from cuttings; the Korean juneberry.
Peter Uden's favourite style is the Yose Ue, forest planting.
Mario Komsta works on a yamadori pine, Pinus sylvestris.
The technique of bending using aluminium foil.
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.