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Why you should visit the Montréal Botanical

A new addition to the Montréal Bonsai Collection – Ryan’s tree in Montréal The Montréal Botanical Garden is recognized as one of the world’s greatest botanical gardens. As well as a variety of gardens it also has a growing bonsai collection and a Japanese garden, too. Eric Auger is the…...


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Styling

Intimidated by its age

François Jeker styles a venerable 500-year-old Buxus ‘When about to style an impressive old Buxus like this, you are so intimidated that you approach it with trembling hands . . . Over the years, though, I have developed three assets in the bonsai field: imagination for the future design of…...


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Gallery

Floating rocks

Floating rocks and more, a Gallery of the BCI convention held in France


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Gallery

Best of show

The 6th European Bonsai-san Show. A selection of the best bonsai


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Tree guide

Buxus sempervirens

Boxwood Its botanic name Buxus comes from the Greek word puksos, meaning ‘dense’, because of its very hard wood, which is second only to ebony as the hardest wood of all. Because of this feature, craftsmen, lathe operators, cabinet makers, sculptors and artists have used it to create masterpieces. Eternity

Case History

Prisoner of time

The development of a Buxus sempervirens According to Marco Giannini trees develop into bonsai via a careful balance of technique and time. Respect for the original habitat where the tree once lived will make it look natural and give it even more tranquillity. First, I am going to tell you…...


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