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Styling

Off with its head

Hotsumi Terakawa shows you how to improve a medium-sized juniper that has many hidden qualities...


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Masterclass

Eye of the Taiga

A sense of detail and perfection defines the work of Taiga Urushibata


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Spring

Where are the flowers?

Janine Droste, many years fascinated by the beauty of Satsuki bonsai, shows how to style a Satsuki 'Nikko'.


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Styling

Puzzling it out

Dennis Fuchs works on a scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) from Spain...


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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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Workshop

Eleagnus

The dream of getting this eleagnus into Kokufu is not a million miles away...


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Masterclass

It’s a blast!

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


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Masterclass

At your own risk

Italian, Alessandro Bonardo, now 24, has been an apprentice under Mr Kimura for 6 years and in May 2022, it was formally announced that he had graduated. Within the garden he is affectionately known as Aless. Mr Kimura prepared a tree, an unusually shaped Miyajima white pine for this demo, a transformation to celebrate his graduation


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Styling

Taming the wild

It is really easy to create a magnificent bonsai if you start from raw material with great potential. There are those trees that at first glance already have the right look. You only have to use the appropriate techniques to make that tree into a high-level bonsai.


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Masterclass

The crazy rock

Something completely different: Mauro Stemberger creates the rock pine


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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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Masterclass

A Pine Puzzle

Scots pine, Pinus sylvestris, is one of the most popular pine varieties and one of the most commonly styled tree.


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Masterclass

Father and Son

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


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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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Technique

Gardenia

You can propagate and create bonsai from seed, cuttings and by grafting


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Masterclass

THE GIANT LOOP

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


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Shohin

Would you dare?

Chojubai, the dwarf variety of the Japanese quince, is cut in half.


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Workshop

The rough type

The arakawa maple is one of the most popular trees in the bonsai world. Andrea Meriggioli shows why.


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Masterclass

Out of the box

The pine called 'Okou no kyosho' is brought back into shape by Master Kunio Kobayashi


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Publication dates

English language edition 2024Publication Dates
IssueE-MagazineEuropeRest o/t World
2024-1 #186 | #209- January /FebruaryJan. 1, 2024Jan. 15Jan. 22
2024-2 #187 | #210- March / AprilMar. 4Mar. 18Mar. 25
2024-3 #188 | #211- May / JuneMay 6May 20May 27
2024-4 #189 | #212 -July / AugustJuly 1July 15July 22
2024-5 #190 | #213- September / OctoberSep. 2Sep.16Sep. 23
2024-6 #191 | #214- November / DecemberNov. 4Nov. 18Nov. 25

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