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The Trophy 2019

Happy back from the Trophy in Genk, Belgium. Being the 20th big show in a row, the Trophy is a benchmark in the European bonsai world. As previous shows Japanese bonsai are still filling a lot of the space in the exhibition. Also very large heavy bonsai seems to be preferred over middle sized and …

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Bonsai video campaign sale

CAMPAIGN SALE ENDS MARCH 31 – 2019 Only 7 Euro monthly ( app. 8 USD) monthly. Spring is almost here. Can’t wait for it 🙂 ALMOST 50% DISCOUNT for new members signing up before March 2019. Up to three times a month new high quality videos are published.  7 Euros a month (app. 8 USD), with …

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Introducing the Nordic Bonsai Style

Bonsai is simplicity. Bonsai is sensing. Bonsai is beauty. Introducing the NORDIC BONSAI STYLE The silence of nature brings peace in mind. The spirit of the forests, lakes and coastal landscapes transforms our mind from a busy everyday life to who we are, and from where we derives. The modern human being might risk losing …

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Mini demo at the Trophy

February 8 – 9 – 10 the famous Trophy in Belgium takes place. Bonsai Empire has a stand in the main hall where you can watch live mini demos Saturday and Sunday. I will be “on stage” Saturday at 12:00 with a talk about Shohin bonsai, and again Sunday at 12:00 with a lecture about …

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Redesigning an older Crabapple

Video No 3 in the series concentrating on deadwood. An old Crabapple need redesign, after the center roots have died and killed important branches. Deciduous trees need another approach to deadwood design, and the first steps are taken towards a new future of an old bonsai. View the story at the Bonsai Video Studio.   …

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Juniper rule to be repeated every night

Step by step. Little by little. Juniper development is rewarding as time goes. Keeping Junipers healthy growing demands keeping fingers and avid tweezers away from pinching foliage. Don’t pinch Junipers Following rigidly the most important (probably) learning experience about developing Junipers. Not ever pinching Junipers, is the sentence every bonsai grower should repeat daily before …

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Deadwood carving

Deadwood at bonsai always have a fascinating effect. The blend between the living and the dead reminds us about life and death as it is. The aesthetics of deadwood can be both very pleasing and sometimes overwhelming. Almost unnatural in its design with huge curled branches and trunks at Junipers. Like if it is from …

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New year – new visions – new name

(Edited January 14). A new year is often followed by new visions. This will be true this year, although we do not make big changes just because of the New Year. We do it when it feels right. That is now. 🙂 Bonsai collection Changing the expression of the bonsai activities. Most know only about …

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Merry Bonsai Christmas

Dear readers and viewers. I wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  I thank you for your great support. It was with no idea of what to expect, that I started the Bonsai Video Studio exactly one year ago. I am overwhelmed by the positive responses and support. Going into the …

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Bonsai next season

One year ago the first video at the new Bonsai Video Studio was published. Before I look back on that in a future New Year’s annual post, I want to step into the next bonsai season. Larger bonsai Most content has had it is focus on Shohin-bonsai the previous years. It still will be a …

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