Bringing out the best from material with many faults...
A (very) young artist creates unconventional pots that are seriously cool.
Propagate by sowing seeds, or taking cuttings to create new bonsai...
The challenge is to create a finished tree starting from scratch.
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…...
The creation of branches on deciduous trees does not happen overnight, it is a long-term process ...
Masahiko Kimura's famous rock plantings.
Chojubai, the dwarf variety of the Japanese quince, is cut in half.
Planting a tree on a rock gives you plenty of creative freedom.
Be inspired by Yukio as he makes the most out of material. This time we focus on Yew and Hinoki.
Celebrating 40 years as the best shohin pot maker.
The charm of the very, very small . . .
How to create bonsai from cuttings; the Korean juneberry.
Pot choice for a literati style tree.
The technique of bending using aluminium foil.
A twin trunk becomes an elegant moyogi style.
Maintaining and improving a rock-grown Japanese maple.
With the guidance of shohin expert, Hiroki Miura (Miura Baijyu-en, Osaka) the Japanese popstar, Ayaka Yamamoto, learns how to create moyogi style with a pine.
Considering the front, planting angle and every different orientation of material is part of the deep fascination of transforming a bonsai.
Leaf reduction helps to protect and to gain more ramification. One important technique to help deciduous trees during the heat of the summer is leaf reduction, or defoliation. This protects the internal branches. Here we…...
Under the guidance of Hiroki Miura Japanese popstar, Ayaka Yamamoto, tries her luck this time with propagation from seed, cuttings and root division.