• Mame and Shohin bonsai in focus

    August coming up soon with a special on Mame and Shohin bonsai If you have a taste for that, then here you can get a taste of it.   Increasing in popularity Mame-bonsai is getting their attention. Shohin bonsai is spreading and more and more…

  • Tutorials cooking with Shohin and Mame bonsai

    The laptop is hot. Cooking the 5 X new video tutorials for the Kisetsu-en Bonsai Online Magazine coming out August 1. We are not sleeping our holidays away here at Kisetsu-en. Well, we try to get some days off, but delivery must be on time.…

  • Dead or alive wood?

    Deadwood at bonsai is an important feature to show age. It must be done right though to work and not distract or look odd. Six months it has taken to develop a piece of deadwood so it could be formed and dry up natural. Watch…

  • New BONSAI LIGHT membership available

    Adapted to your bonsai activity We know not all have the same amount of time to sign up for the full package. We also know that your needs might change. Therefore we have adapted the two subscriptions so you can choose a lighter basic version,…

  • Improved website and LIVE Q&A recorded

    We are improving the website experience. New subcategories are added, so you easier find subjects of interest. Like basic tutorials about wiring, or advanced lesson on air layering. The layout is simplified and I hope this will make your user experience pleasing. Any feedback for…

  • It´s Almost Friday 14

    Looking into air layering, Zoom meeting, Forsythia second step and a Tokonoma display. These are the headlines at today’s Almost Friday, and we also talk a bit about the Zoom LIVE Q&A tonight. Full members-only edition today at https://shohin-europe.com/almost-friday-video/ A shorter free episode on YouTube.…

  • Make a Spruce bonsai from simple material

    Creating a Spruce bonsai from simple material Part of the Monthly video Magazine July Styling Spruce. Picea, Spruce, needs some extra attention during the summer. The special pinching technique is important to know. This is the story about how to style a Spruce that at…

  • Live Q&A coming up

    Bonsai enthusiasts often love to talk. And ask questions. That’s one of the great things about our interest in the small trees in pots. All that surrounds it. Conversations and friendship. I literally answer hundreds of questions during a season. From aesthetical choices to growing…

  • Bonsai species of the month

    At Kisetsu-en Bonsai Online I every month present a new species of the month. This month it is one of my favourites. The Shrubby honeysuckle, or Lonicera nitida. This tree was, as many others, created from a raw and simple plant collected some years ago.…

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