Spring 2023 Gallery
The empty space
Bruno Proietti Tocca works on a native yew
A Bonsai paradise
A selection of the amazing bonsai from the Bonsai San show in France
François Jeker takes a close look at Taxus.
Italian beauties in Arco
Juniperus, Taxus, Acer,...
Autumn is the new spring
Harry Harrington on collecting deciduous trees in autumn
Twin Trunk Taxus
Jan Culek sketches options for the yew of Igor Vengust.
Everyday a little better
As a young boy Christian acquired his first bonsai, which unfortunately died. This, however, did not stop him.
Can it be split?
Creating stunning bonsai from garden material
How to make a cascade-style bonsai A kengai or cascade is inspired by trees found in harsh mountainous conditions, growing on rocky cliffs. It is this which makes it one of the most dramatic and…...
living art in the mountains
A Gallery of the best bonsai shown at the Arco Bonsai Show in Italy
Best of show
The 6th European Bonsai-san Show. A selection of the best bonsai
Gallery Trophy WBC
An old friend
Update: Amigos of the tejos A small peek back at a tree created in 2010 by Kevin Willson. During the XX Trophy, held in February 2019, we came across an old friend, a yew styled…...
The bonsai passion of Nik Rozman Nik Rozman has won big prizes at shows with his bonsai, but one of his major achievements so far is winning Best of Show at the recent edition of…...
Amigos of the tejos
How to transform a ‘pig’ of a tree into a breathtaking cascade Kevin Willson had a few years stay in sunny Alicante, Spain, where marvellous material can be found. Dug from the surrounding mountains are…...
A ‘small’ show with large impact The II UBE Bonsai Exhibition was held at the famous venue of the Royal Site of Aranjuez, near Madrid, on 24 to 26 January last and it was officially […]
The spirit of ‘The Trophy’ was not infected by the coronavirus, it may even have made it stronger. An impression of The Trophy, the International Bonsai Show held over the weekend of 29 February/1st of […]
Wild from the garden
Garden material can be an interesting source for bonsai. It can also be very challenging because it was not really grown for the purpose. Bruno Wijman checks out a garden yew. The yew (Taxus baccata)…...
Diepenbeek, Belgium, the first weekend in November 2019, the triannual show of the Eda Uchi Kai bonsai club initiated by Jean Paul Polmans. Thanks to Mario Komsta who arranged the exceptional displays and high quality […]
Kickstarter Bonsai book
Pacific Bonsai Museum launches a kickstarter book We are excited to announce that we launched our Kickstarter to publish our first-ever book about our collection: A Gallery of Trees: Living Art of Pacific Bonsai Museum. […]
Forced to find solutions
The only regret Manuel Germade has is the fact that he did not go to Japan much earlier. A couple of years ago he officially graduated as a bonsai Master and he now finds his […]
Yew can do it
A simple yew can be made into a stunning small bonsai in just a few steps. Michael Tran of Minoru bonsai guides you step by step in how to create a bonsai from a yew…....
Jan Culek sketches options for the yew Coen Huisman acquired this rough and bushy tree from a bonsai nursery. ‘I wondered what Jan Culek’s ideas would be for this material, which isn’t seen that frequently,’…...