Myth, Prejudice, Folklore & Floppy Blooms

6 months ago Nebby 0
Originator: Kaizen Bonsai Blog Over the years I have learned that in order to be successful at anything in life one has to be prepared to master any number of peripheral skills. Simply grasping the intended skill is rarely enough to ensure success. Where bonsai is concerned I have always found one of the most Read More

8th World Bonsai Convention, Saitama, Japan. 2017

6 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Tree Blog. Introduction Well the day finally arrived for Japan to show why they truly are the masters of our beloved art.¬†From the opening ceremony where we were honored by the presence of the Prince and Princess of Japan to Prime Minister Abe’s recorded address, we were awed by the massive task which Read More

Root over Rock Chinese Maple: A critical analysis

6 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Bonsai Tree Blog. Overview Some time ago I mentioned that I would like to take a closer look at this incredible trident maple growing on a rock. It was at Taikan-ten in Kyoto last year where I saw it and it quickly became one of my favourite trees on the show. It is an Read More