A Year in Review

2 days ago Nebby 0
Source: BonTsai Blog. I’m soon approaching my 1 year mark of my apprenticeship in Japan. I recently took a brief visit to California last month for some work and to see family and friends. It’s given me some time to review my thoughts and feelings of my time invested so far. I wanted to be Read More

Bloody Hell A Blog Post

1 week ago Nebby 0
Source: All Things Bonsai Blog. I’ve just been nosing through the website and realised that I haven’t done a blog post for ages. In terms of our stock of bonsai trees, we’re got more than ever. The place is really very full now. I wish I had more time to photograph and list them on Read More

Wiring Prep: All At Once Or Piecemeal?

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. This is a question that dogged me in my early years… Do we clean out and trim shoots over the whole tree before we wire? Or do it branch by branch as we wire? Being a huge fan of simplifying, it made sense to me to do all one thing first Read More

2019 2ndUS National Shohin Bonsai Exhibition

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Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. The 2019 2ndUS National Shohin Bonsai Exhibition was held on June 28-30, 2019 at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, North Carolina. The unique domed four story venue covered with marble was also home to the 2017 1stUS National Shohin Bonsai Exhibition and six Winter Silhouette Bonsai Expos held during Read More