Bruno Proietti Tocca works on a native yew
François Jeker takes a close look at Taxus.
Talking about the front . . .
Be inspired by Yukio as he makes the most out of material. This time we focus on Yew and Hinoki.
Can it be split?
Creating stunning bonsai from garden material
How to make a cascade-style bonsai A kengai or cascade is inspired by trees found in harsh mountainous conditions, growing on rocky cliffs. It is this which makes it one of the most dramatic and…...
Amigos of the tejos
How to transform a ‘pig’ of a tree into a breathtaking cascade Kevin Willson had a few years stay in sunny Alicante, Spain, where marvellous material can be found. Dug from the surrounding mountains are…...
Jan Culek sketches options for the yew Coen Huisman acquired this rough and bushy tree from a bonsai nursery. ‘I wondered what Jan Culek’s ideas would be for this material, which isn’t seen that frequently,’…...