Bonsai Namaste – website launched

Bonsai Namaste is the name of a bonsai group in India. Also the name of a big event taking place in early 2018. At http://www.bonsainamaste.com you can follow the group and the event. Bonsai Namaste means Welcome Bonsai, and is the spirit of the wonderful people that are putting a lot of energy in the [...]

Shimpaku upside down

For a number of years I have been growing a small Juniperus Shimpaku, and followed the original position until now. The tree was purchased as a semi-finished piece at the Mansei-en nursery in Omiya, Japan, of late Saburo Kato in 2005, and mainly bought as a memory of the time spent with this most respected [...]

Shohin displays at Noelanders

As promised in an earlier post, I will take a little time going through some of the shohin displays at Noelanders this year. Not to judge them (judges already did their job), but to put some words on the way of displaying shohin-bonsai the classical way at a exhibition. The obvious to put forward, is the [...]