A selection of the amazing bonsai from the Bonsai San show in France
All about the leaves
Harry Harrington shows how to improve ramification in deciduous trees by partial defoliation...
A video of The ArcoBonsai show.
Arco bonsai ’22
The 36th edition of the 'ArcoBonsai' event
Everyday a little better
As a young boy Christian acquired his first bonsai, which unfortunately died. This, however, did not stop him.
Harry Harrington's story of an oak grown from an acorn
A gallery with some of the finest Japanese juniper bonsai
Serge Clémence sketches options for the oak of Kai Kempf The oak (Quercus pubescens) or downy oak, shown here is a fine tree and very interesting, native to southern Europe and Southwest Asia. Downy oaks…...
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 the side of the Sea of Japan. The oak’s local…...
Repot, or not?
When we acquire plants or young tree material, we plant them in pots to let them develop further to allow them to adjust to growing conditions at home. But what do we do when we…...
Is this the Kokufu?
No, It is The Trophy, the largest show in Europe. A gallery of the best trees
Made in Europe
A Gallery of the best bonsai shown during the Italian UBI convention
Gallery Bonsai San
The Sardinian coastline consists of numerous small beaches embeddedin outstretched tongues of land. No wonder this Italian island is so popular among the tourists. But if you can make the effort to travel inland you…...
living art in the mountains
A Gallery of the best bonsai shown at the Arco Bonsai Show in Italy
A semi-cascade for this oak was so logical René Alber: ‘This huge, but compact cork oak (Quercus suber) is ready for styling. The trunk is massive, has a wonderful curving movement and a fantastic corky…...
Best of show
The 6th European Bonsai-san Show. A selection of the best bonsai
Gallery Trophy WBC
On the 22, 23 and 24 November 2019, the 3rd Bonsai Charity Exhibition, organized by the Club Amigos del Bonsai de Parla, was held in Parla, Madrid. As you see in the photographs, we exhibited…...
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 […]
Summer is coming
Late spring (May/June) tasks for native and deciduous bonsai Harry Harrington: ‘May is always a very busy month for bonsai enthusiasts growing deciduous bonsai. After a long winter and early spring of dormancy, our trees…...
The spirit of ‘The Trophy’ was not infected by the coronavirus, it may even have made it stronger. An impression of The Trophy, the International Bonsai Show held over the weekend of 29 February/1st of […]
A date with spring
Spring tasks for native deciduous bonsai Repotting is the primary focus for bonsai enthusiasts during spring. However, there are a number of other tasks, often forgotten, that are worth carrying out at this time of…...
Diepenbeek, Belgium, the first weekend in November 2019, the triannual show of the Eda Uchi Kai bonsai club initiated by Jean Paul Polmans. Thanks to Mario Komsta who arranged the exceptional displays and high quality […]
A consistent club
The ‘Midden Nederland‘ Bonsai Association annual show in Leersum NL. They are one of the most active societies in Holland, the show is always a guarantee for high quality bonsai. Fine displays with shohin and […]
Peter in Sweden
This year the Swedish Bonsai Society’s annual Bonsai Event took place in the Culture Centre in Västra Frölunda, between 27-28 of May. The society is not very big, comprising about 100 members, but we are…...