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Shohin

Happily separated

Haruhisa Akimoto shows you how to take things further after air layering...


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Grafting

The root dentist

In Japan roots are corrected and repositioned just as dentists do it...


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Styling

Off with its head

Hotsumi Terakawa shows you how to improve a medium-sized juniper that has many hidden qualities...


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Tree guide

Juniperus chinensis

The juniper is one of the most popular choices for bonsai. Many species are available with various price tags. There are two types, scale and needle junipers, which have a different growth and cultivation needs…

Masterclass

Eye of the Taiga

A sense of detail and perfection defines the work of Taiga Urushibata


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Styling

New kid on the block

Possibly the youngest bonsai artist to study in Japan and who probably stayed for the longest time...


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Styling

Puzzling it out

Dennis Fuchs works on a scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) from Spain...


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Masterclass

Is this the same tree?

Masahiko Kimura completely re-invented it with a turn and by bending the top. Simple ingredients, but when utilised by Kimura they make masterly work...


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Workshop

Eleagnus

The dream of getting this eleagnus into Kokufu is not a million miles away...


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Masterclass

It’s a blast!

Mauro Stemberger styles a sabina juniper using a sandblaster...


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Step by Step

Weeping bonsai

Jerome Kellerhals guides you step by step through the styles of bonsai. This time he creates a bonsai in the style of a weeping willow..


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Masterclass

From Shikoku ?

Hidden by very overgrown and dense foliage, a Japanese Juniper is restyled by Bjorn Bjorholm who brings it to an even higher level.


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Winter

Bonsai in winter

The last leaves have fallen and winter takes everything into a deep rest. Is there anything we should do to protect our trees?


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Step by Step

The most popular Juniper

It's almost needless to say that junipers are the most popular material for bonsai. They can withstand lots of work done in a short period of time....


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Step by Step

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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Technique

Informal approach with Ligustrum

How to create bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods using interesting and unusual species. This time we are working with privet, Ligustrum.


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Masterclass

Can you restyle a Bonsai masterpiece?

Masayuki Fujikawa takes things further by transforming a masterpiece

It is said that a tree displayed at Kokufu has reached a point of completion in a long journey. As the tree grows, finds a new owner, or an artist to care for it, the viewpoint of the tree will gradually change over time.


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Publication dates

English language edition 2024Publication Dates
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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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