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Even Athletes Need a Break…

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Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. If we constantly nibble at our bonsai with scissors or pruners throughout the year, we usually don’t get anywhere good. Bonsai that don’t get a break from our delight at cutting back become exhausted. In weightlifting and other extreme sports you can’t lift every day of the week. Some days a Read More

Interview with Bonsaiko – NWFGS 2020

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Source: Ry2Tree2 Bonsai Blog. Source material: Feb 2017-2019     Well, friends, that special time of year is almost here again. Yes, early spring means repotting season to us bonsai artists, however, in Seattle it also means it’s time for the largest flower and garden show west of the Mississippi River.  Returning readers may recall that Read More

Bonsai-U | Shohin Shimpaku Juniper, Part 2

6 days ago Nebby 0
Source: Bjorn Bjorholm Bonsai Blog. Project Description In part 2 of our Shohin Shimpaku series, Bjorn discusses the next steps in designing small juniper bonsai from cuttings, covering aspects such as the creation of shari (or deadwood on the trunk), jin (deadwood branches), and wiring and styling the branches. Project Details: Itoigawa Shimpaku Juniper Appx. Read More

A Few Final Images…..

2 weeks ago Nebby 0
Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. Here are a few images from our tour. I hope you enjoyed the photos and remember, the good photos will appear in future issues of International BONSAI. (hint, subscribe please) http://www.internationalbonsai.com/page/1403493   Go to the source blog (Valavanis Bonsai Blog) to read the full article: A Few Final Images….. Read More

2020 7th Japan Suiseki Exhibition

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Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. The 2020 7th Japan Suiseki Exhibition is being held on February 14-18, 2020 at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in Ueno Park, Tokyo, Japan. This is in the same building as the Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition, but on a different floor. Bonsai from the Hosokawa School     There are seven special Read More

2020 94th Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition Part 4

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Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. Additional interesting photos from Part 2 of the 2020 94th Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition and a few from Part 1 too. Enjoy and learn, I did.   Displayed front   Another view   Chojubai Flowering Quince from the Green Club sales area $700. DIY?   Developed Chojubai Flowering Quince ready to display Read More

A Visit To Taisho-en Bonsai Garden

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Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. Taisho-en Bonsai Garden is operated by Nobuichi Urushibata and his son Taiga. It is located in Shizuoka, Japan, near Mt. Fuji. Breathtaking views can be seen from streets and also at the train station where I took this photo through a window. Dwarf Stewartia! Japanese Maple $2,400 Crepe Myrtle Nobuichi Urushibata Read More

2020 94th Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition Part 3

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Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. Part 2 of the 2020 94th Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition opened this morning at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. For the first several hours it seemed as though there were more foreigners than Japanese visitors. A great number of Americans, Italians, German, French, Australians and more were among the first to appreciate Read More

Renting Bonsai

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Source: Bjorn Bjorholm Bonsai Blog. Renting Bonsai in GinzaIf you have ever visited the Ginza district of Tokyo, you will know it is perhaps the most posh area in all of Japan – skyscrapers, department stores, cafes and restaurants as far as the eye can see. It is the epitome of modern materialism, with every Read More

A Visit To S-Cube, Masahiko Kimura, Mansei-en and Fuyo-en Bonsai Gardens

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Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. Our small group, in a private van, first visited Seiji Morimae’s S-Cube Bonsai Garden Uchiku-tei in Hanyu, Japan. As always, Mr. Morimae was extremely busy with his large sales area in the Ueno Green Club and preparing for the Nippon Suiseki Exhibition. He showed me over 50 beautiful tables selected for Read More