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2019 Midwest Bonsai Exhibition Coming Up Soon

3 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog.     The 42ndMidwest Bonsai Exhibition will be held on August 16-19, 2019 at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe, Illinois. Nearly 100 bonsai from across the Midwest and beyond will be on display.   This is a judged show so the quality will be there to introduce the public as Read More

2019 Open House: Sale, Bonsai & Suiseki Displays, Free Programs & More

3 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Valavanis Bonsai Blog. Everyone is invited to visit the Autumn Open House & Sale on Saturday-Sunday, September 7-8, 2019, at the International Bonsai Arboretum in Rochester, New York. In addition to seeing new bonsai creations and additional pre-bonsai we will have seven formal displays of classical bonsai art, that’s in addition to a 20% Read More

There and Back Again with a Cryptomeria-

3 months ago Nebby 0
Source: Crataegus Bonsai Blog. Any visit to Japan where remote temples are on the menu will usually involve Cryptomeria. These stately forest trees remind one of miniature redwoods, standing bolt upright as if on review. The Cryptomeria featured here is a home-grown bonsai from nursery stock, not an import. It was first styled by Harunobu Read More

A Year in Review

3 months 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

3 months 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?

3 months 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

4 months ago Nebby 0
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