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A moyogi juniper

This less than pretty juniper has hidden potential; its almost bare trunk has enough foliage to make an elegant bonsai


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Spring

All about roots

Hiroki Miura guides you through the struggles of repotting pines, pruning and cutting their roots


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Propagating

Giant Itabi

How to create bonsai from cuttings: This time we are working with Giant itabi (Ficus thunbergii)


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Styling

The Grim

Bruno Proietti Tocca philosophises about his work on a savin juniper


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Technique

Gardenia

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


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Tree guide

Pinus Nigra

Austrian pines make great bonsai; their rugged bark and dark green needles give them a special character.

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Queen of pines

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.


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Technique

Just a plastic tray

Working with deciduous trees is always a long-term project which needs some clever thinking, too


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Technique

Wisteria from scratch

How to create bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods . This time we work with Wisteria


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Propagating

A corky type

The challenge is to create bonsai from scratch How to create bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods using interesting and unusual species. With the…...


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Technique

Is this too right?

The challenge is to create a finished tree starting from scratch Here’s how to make bonsai with rare, interesting and promising species through the process…...


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Propagating

A good omen

It is a deciduous tree of the Fagaceae family and grows naturally in the mountains of various parts of Japan, also on the coastline on…...


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Seed

Larch from seed

How to create bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods using interesting and unusual species. With the help of illustrations we will see how to…...


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Spring

Pot-bound

How to repot small trees in spring Yukio Hirose (Yamato-en) guides you through the principle techniques of repotting deciduous bonsai. According to Yukio, ‘In spring…...


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Masterclass

Too thick to bend?

Manuel Germade deals with a tough case — a Buxus with unbendable branches. Working on a tree that’s long, slender, with a fantastic curling trunk…...


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Technique

Mind the gap!

The problem of poor roots on a pine can be solved Can you improve the root base of a pine, just as you can with…...


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Tree guide

Pyrus pyrifolia

How to create bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods with interesting and unusual species. With the help of illustrations we will see how to…...


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Spring

What’s under the soil?

Repotting your bonsai is rather like a health check The trees of Hiroshi Takeyama, the head of Fuyo-en bonsai nursery, have a distinctive character and…...


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Technique

Chionanthus retusus

The challenge is to create a finished tree starting from scratch In this series we look at creating bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods…...


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Propagating

The Edo cherry

The challenge is to create a finished tree starting from scratch. In this series we look at creating bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods…...


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Propagating

Purple rain

The challenge is to create a finished tree starting from scratch In this series we look at creating bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods…...


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Propagating

Thuja

The challenge is to create a finished tree starting from scratch In this series we look at creating bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods…...


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Shohin

The little gem

Reworking a small juniper Alexandre Escudero is crazy about shohin bonsai. At the nursery of his teacher Hiroyuki Tanibata, he found a little gem of…...


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Celtis sinensis forest

The challenge is to create a finished tree starting from scratch In this series we look at creating bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods…...


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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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