• Azalea flower power

    When we reach the peak of the flowering at our Azalea it’s time to say goodbye. Leaving flowers on for longer will weaken the growth of new branches and buds for the next season. Rejuvenating branches and roots is a very important part of keeping…

  • Spring growth

    With a much warmer and very dry spring, it seems like the bonsai are growing stronger this season. Soon it will be time to cut back that overgrown Beatles hair. It’s important though to let the growth extend freely at the deciduous bonsai to strengthen…

  • Bonsai air layering part 3

    Episode 3 shows the final transformation from the air layering process of a Cork Bark Elm. Managing the delicate operation of removing the air layer moss and arranging the roots when making the final step, repotting and distributing roots. Watch all 3 episodes here to…

  • Get connected with bonsai friends

    GET CONNECTED. That’s probably the most important part of bonsai. Meeting people. Talking bonsai. Sharing experiences. Being together. The LIVE Q&A at Kisetsu-en BONSAI ON is such an opportunity. With that brilliant side effect, you will also learn something. The LIVE Q&A is a perfect…

  • Funny bonsai attitudes

    November leaf fall and jobs to do in your bonsai garden. The online tutorials are published at https://shohin-europe.com/bonsai-video-studio-2/ and I hope you will enjoy them. As a pro member of Kisetsu-en, you have access to follow up with questions related to the published content as…

  • Black pines back budding tutorial

    Part of the monthly bonsai video magazine online Sunday August 1st at 7 AM (UTC +2) Black pines back budding In yesterdays newsletter we somehow managed to leave out the info about the Japanese black pine video coming up. So here it goes. Pines in…

  • 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.…

  • Kisetsu-en video magazine released

    There is so much work behind every monthly release so it really is a relief when it is out. 🙂  Now it´s time to talk about the content. Today I will focus on the daily care of bonsai when describing the content. Watering and fertilizing…