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Shohin English Elm

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. This English Elm was dug from the wild a few years ago. It was in a paddock where sheep often grazed and this is the general result, Mother Nature instigating the initial shape. This tree won a minor award at a recent show in Goulburn (and I do mean minor) but Read More

Shohin Yamadori Plum

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. Not all Yamadori are large trees and from time to time I try to dug a few smaller ones in the hope of turning them into shohin bonsai. This is the case of this plum. It currently stands about 15cm tall and is in a pot by Pat Kennedy. It shows Read More

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. Kimura Masterclass Now Available! Bonsai Empire by Oscar Jonker has done it again! He has produced another stellar educational and entertaining online bonsai course taught by Masahiko Kimura, the magical technician of contemporary bonsai. This is the first time Mr. Kimura has presented an online bonsai course. I first had the Read More

Removing azalea bonsai flowers

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Growing Bonsai Blog. Azalea partially deflowered Spring has arrived. The Azaleas are flowering. Great views in the garden. But.. A moment will come when the first flowers start to whilt. It is time to consider removing the azalea flowers. If you allow azaleas to set seed you are allowing the tree to make a Read More

Mr. Kimura masterclass from Bonsai empire Review

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Tony Tickle Bonsai Blog. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to learn from the world-renowned bonsai master, Masahiko Kimura. In his first ever online class, Mr. Kimura demonstrates his unique approach to Bonsai design. He reveals a life-time of cultivated knowledge and his own personal techniques to achieve results in a short amount of Read More

Masahiko Kimura Online Course

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Source: Bjorn Bjorholm Bonsai Blog. The MagicianEach year, I have the pleasure of taking a group of bonsai enthusiasts from around the world to the garden of Master Masahiko Kimura just north of Tokyo. If you haven’t seen Mr. Kimura’s garden in person, I highly recommend a visit, as it’s home to some of the Read More

Bonsai Empire Course Review: Kimura Masterclass

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. Bonsai Empire keeps rolling out new online courses, the latest being a rare look into the garden and work of Masahiko Kimura. This is the first time Mr. Kimura has agreed to do an online course. Kimura Masterclass is divided into several sections: 1. the styling of a windswept white pine, Read More

Bonsai spring cleaning and wiring

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Growing Bonsai Blog. Bonsai hawthorn after spring trim When developing bonsai, 2 elements are important. The shape and position of the branches and keeping fine branching alive. For both of these aspects springwork is important. In spring trees grow extremely fast for a few weeks. This may cause the canopy to get so dense Read More

One More Bonsai Stand

2 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Watto Bonsai Blog. I know this is supposed to be a bonsai blog and lately I have posted a number of bonsai display stands but I think that is OK because it is all related. This is the latest stand I have built, again it is a reasonably traditional stand and is made from Read More