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Forsythia spring flowers

One of my medium-sized new trees is a Forsythia showing the nice yellow flowers right now. It is a new tree in my collection, found in my garden two years ago. A simple forest clump style bonsai made from a bush growing in the front garden. I liked the base and after cutting back several …

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Enjoy bonsai and take care of each other

In these serious times, we have to take care of each other. Staying safe and sound. This means we have to reduce public activities and being together at a distance. To avoid the rapid spreading of the Coronavirus. We can still enjoy and share the beauty of our art. Bonsai for me is where I …

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Spring opening of the official Kisetsu-en webshop

Spring opening of our new webshop with cool bonsai accessories. The Kisetsu-en logo is on every item. Getting ready for the growing season with the right coffee mug and t-shirt. We often get questions about the t-shirts with our logo. Now we have made them available for you. Added some cups and caps as well. …

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Trophy and book release

What a smashing good weekend it was at the Trophy this past weekend. The new book Shohin – through the Seasons released and very well received. Thanks for all your positive comments. Online and in real life 🙂 Grateful to receive all your friendly words from you who came to meet me at the Bonsai …

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Shohin book printed and flying

The Shohin book is printed and on its way out in the world. I am really happy with the layout and overall impression of the book. I hope it will be well received wherever it will land. “Shohin – Through the Seasons” can be ordered at https://www.esprit-bonsai.com/A-18531-shohin-through-the-se… and at the Esprit Bonsai booth at the Trophy …

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Review – Developing coniferous bonsai

Bonsai Empire launches a new online course focusing on coniferous bonsai. I will go through some of the highlights after viewing the key points of the full course. Adding my personal comments to the parts I watched. Four teachers have been chosen for this course. All experts in each of their fields. Walter Pall starts …

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Shohin book shipping and Trophy signing

Shohin – Through the Seasons is ready to be shipped at the end of the month. The publisher announces the book ready just in time for the Trophy in Belgium February 29. – March 1. The book will be shipped right after the event.   The book with four seasons I have been working on …

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Winter isn’t winter

The very unusual winter may be less unusual in the future. Maybe. Winter isn’t winter anymore around here. For the first time ever it looks like most of my bonsai will stay out through the full season and into the next. If we don’t get sudden drops of temperatures now, it seems likely. Into another …

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Trophy selections

I am glad to reive a message today, confirming the acceptance of both of my submissions for the Trophy exhibition at the end of February. Now for the preparations Preparations is now typed in the calendar. Although the trees are in a good condition, the trunks needs a cleaning, and small adjustments here and there. …

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Order my book in English

I know some found it difficult to order the English version of my new book at the French website of Esprit Bonsai. But my wonderful French publisher has made it possible to change the website into English, and making the order easy. Just click the menu at the top of the page, and the website …

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