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Pop or rock?
Pop star Shintaro Akiyama jumps into the deep when creating a rock planting in cooperation with Kunio Kobayashi and Osamu Fukudate of Shunkaen
Arco bonsai ’22
The 36th edition of the 'ArcoBonsai' event
Would you dare?
Chojubai, the dwarf variety of the Japanese quince, is cut in half.
Morten Albek takes time to go through some of the shohin displays at the Nöelanders Trophy.
The shohin geisha’s
The meaning and thought behind the display of shohin, or Seki-kazari Morten Albek takes time to go through some of the shohin displays from the World Bonsai Convention in Japan, held in spring of 2017…....
Is this the Kokufu?
No, It is The Trophy, the largest show in Europe. A gallery of the best trees
Grow ’em yourself
Nobuichi Urushibata shows how you can use juniper cuttings In Japan, material for shohin is mostly grown from cuttings, seed or by air layering. The junipers shown here come from cuttings, which is one of…...
Best of show
The 6th European Bonsai-san Show. A selection of the best bonsai
Only the little ones
The famous Gafu Ten, which only shows the best shohin from Japan… For Free, Basic, Plus, and Premium members only.Log In Join Now...
The Gafu-ten exhibition brings together those who love these tiny bonsai The second part of a report of the 45th Gafu-ten held from 10 -12 January 2020. Every January it’s time for the major shohin […]
Can you see the forest for the trees?
A group planting is one of the most creative styles and quite easy to make With the guidance of shohin expert, Hiroki Miura (Miura Baijyu-en, Osaka) the Japanese popstar, Ayaka Yamamoto, learns how to make…...
You can’t own it
The Gafu-ten exhibition brings together those who love these tiny bonsai Every year in January it is time for the major shohin exhibition in Japan, the Gafu-ten. Shohin lovers from all over the country and…...
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…...
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 […]