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Masterclass

Is this the same tree?

Masahiko Kimura completely re-invented it with a turn and by bending the top. Simple ingredients, but when utilised by Kimura they make masterly work...


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Masterclass

It’s a blast!

Mauro Stemberger styles a sabina juniper using a sandblaster...


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Shohin

Are they twins?

Miura Hiroki (from Miura Baijyu-En nursery) is a specialist in shohin bonsai. Here he improves a double trunk pine that has a hidden quality.


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Shohin

Is this all?

Hiroki Miura works on a Chinese juniper

At first glance, the featured juniper has great looks; however, Hiroki Miura shows us that when we take a closer look, the tree is really a bit dull . . .


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Masterclass

Time for change

Restyling a famous tree into something new is difficult work and an artist must stake their reputation on it


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Styling

The Grim

Bruno Proietti Tocca philosophises about his work on a savin juniper


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Case History

Broken sails

Masahiko Kimura restores a very old juniper


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Masterclass

Father and Son

The Sanriku junipers: Father and Son Omachi work on yamadori trees


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Styling

Well suited

François Jeker takes a close look at Taxus.


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Styling

An offer one can’t refuse

'The tree featured here is an eastern white cedar (Thuja occidentalis), which is native to Eastern Canada and much of the north-central and north-eastern United States'


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Case History

The survivor

Harry Harrington rapidly develops a field elm into a bonsai...


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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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Design Sketch

Greek Olives

Jan Culek sketches options for Reginald Jooren's olive.


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Technique

cut in two?

Chiharu Imai deals with a dull bonsai and creates something special


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