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  • The Quebecan pearl - The story of Linda’s favourite bonsai from the wild – both good and sad. Living in the Canadian city of Laval, Quebec, Linda Chicoine often goes on hiking tours to see if there is a […]
  • All your senses - Art and bonsai meet in one of Kyoto’s famous temples We visited the wonderful Ryousoku-in, or Kennin-ji, Temple in Kyoto. This is a historic Zen Buddhist temple near Gion. It is considered to be one […]
  • Pimped juniper - A dull juniper is matched with a rock full of character A rather dull juniper can become very striking when a rock with lots of character is added, Nishikawa Tomoya (Shirasagi-en, Himeji) shows how that […]
  • Right place, right time - Sami Amdouni’s passion for smaller-sized pots By chance, Sami’s interest for bonsai pottery was sparked while waiting in the car. He now mostly creates pots for shohin with an eye for detail. How did you […]
  • Actinidia chinensis (Kiwi) - How to create bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods with interesting and unusual species. This time it’s the Actinidia arguta, or hardy kiwi, a very rapid grower. A large woody plant of the silver […]
  • It changed my life - Andrei Bessonov followed his dreams by learning bonsai from Kimura As a small town boy Andrei was already much into plants, but a bonsai calendar lead him to becoming an apprentice of the world famous […]
  • Lorem Ipsum - …or why sometimes you need to get rid of the tree to see the bonsai Ofer Grunwald does not fear the experiment. With a sculpture created from an image of a bonsai, he examines the […]
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  • Flower festival - Satsuki-festival in Utsunomiya, Japan If you happen to visit Japan during the period when satsuki are in bloom, you should visit the satsuki festivals. The most well known of these is in Kanuma, but there […]
  • Cats Paws - Kusamono is a different type of bonsai With the guidance of Hiroki Miura (Miura Baijyu-en), Japanese popstar, Ayaka Yamamoto, is introduced to the world of Kusamono. Kusamono is a form of bonsai where a grass […]