Sabina juniper bunjin rock planting with a playful nature...
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‘Wood’ scape-Take a look at this’Rock’ planting with a difference
A walk through the forest was the inspiration for Armando Dal Col to make this unconventional ..
Father and Son
The Sanriku junipers: Father and Son Omachi work on yamadori trees
Pop or rock?
Pop star Shintaro Akiyama jumps into the deep when creating a rock planting in cooperation with Kunio Kobayashi and Osamu Fukudate of Shunkaen
How to create rock plantings: A basic guide
Masahiko Kimura's famous rock plantings.
Planting a tree on a rock gives you plenty of creative freedom.
The beauty of moss
It is a topic often overlooked, but here we look at the moss of Japan
The tongue fern
Ferns as accent plants to exhibit with bonsai
Trick of the master
Grafting techniques taught by bonsai Masters to improve your bonsai These techniques can all boosts the quality of your bonsai. Grafting, approach grafting and some simple bending are are just a few of the options…...
Grow ’em yourself
Nobuichi Urushibata shows how you can use juniper cuttings In Japan, material for shohin is mostly grown from cuttings, seed or by air layering. The junipers shown here come from cuttings, which is one of…...
Cold and warm
Using rocks to create a landscape, or as an alternative to a pot. With the guidance of shohin expert, Hiroki Miura (Miura Baijyu-en, Osaka) the Japanese popstar, Ayaka Yamamoto, learns how to create a rock…...
A dull juniper is matched with a rock full of character A rather dull juniper can become very striking when a rock with lots of character is added, Nishikawa Tomoya (Shirasagi-en, Himeji) shows how that…...
Simple adjustments can make a big difference Kenichi Suzuki (Onari-en) is very much into shohin-size bonsai. With simple material he demonstrates how you can change the design by adjusting the planting angle, or the pot…....
Cherry on the rocks
The challenge is to create a finished tree starting from scratch How to create bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods withinteresting and unusual species. With the help of illustrations we will see how to…...
Between the rocks
Christophe Hager’s spruce was a sensation at the Mulhouse BCI of 2018 A spruce from the mountains had much potential and was growing with great fervour. However, when its design became dull Christophe sought a…...
Off the wall
Jan Culek sketches options for the juniper of John Rigg John: ‘I had this tree in the garden for about 17 years. It has lots of curving branches with partial deadwood. I have been working…...