Bonsai Today

Online magazine for Bonsai lovers

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Pots

Japanese pottery

Bonsai pot maker from Sweden, Thor Holvila, has become one of Europe’s most well-respected potters...


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Masterclass

THE GIANT LOOP

Mauro Stemberger styles a massive Scots pine with a loop shaped trunk


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Propagating

Metasequoia

The challenge is to create a finished tree starting from scratch.


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Case History

Out of the box

Harry Harrington works on a very bulky elm that has no tapering. By carving the trunk the problem is solved.


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Gallery

Dutch design

Picea, Forsythia, carpinus….

Grafting

Creating shohin from faulty material

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 orange berries during the winter, a time lacking in colour. It is a very robust…...


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Step by Step

A solid foundation

The creation of branches on deciduous trees does not happen overnight, it is a long-term process ...


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Styling

First steps

Pinus Nigra - From raw material to bonsai in 7 years.


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