• Bonsai fun and +2300 bonsai pictures

    Refreshed and reorganized the full picture gallery over the last few days. Uploaded and reorganized more than 2300 photos adding a lot of inspiration from travels around the world. Photo travelogue Pictures from China, Japan, Brazil, Germany, India, Belgium, UK, Poland and Denmark so far.…

  • Videos are rendering and will go out soon

    Monthly video Magazine online tomorrow June 1st The monthly batch of videos is packed and ready to fly. 5 episodes filled with information and answering Q&A from our dedicated members. Today you get an overview of the themes and in the coming days a newsletter…

  • Kokodama summer feeling

    Adding a little summer feeling to the bonsai collection. Kokodama moss balls are neat and light in their expression. Using simple and young material like seedlings, ferns, perennials, or even annuals if you like. Kokodama The Kokodama is literally a clump of soil wrapped in…

  • Flowers and grasses in the bonsai garden

    In my garden, I grow a small variety of plants as accents for my bonsai or just to stand alone. Accents can be everything with flowers or non-flowering species like grasses. Accents for bonsai or stand-alone The purpose of growing small plants for bonsai is…

  • 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…

  • New Shohin bonsai book on its way

    It’s a great pleasure to announce that I have e new Shohin bonsai book on the desk soon. At the Trophy in Genk last year the publishers of the Esprit Bonsai asked me if we could do a reprint of my first book. Originally published…

  • Kisetsu-en, Garden of the seasons

    Finally a Japanese name is settled for the garden. I have been searching for a good Japanese name for the garden for some time now. Something that expresses the mood of the garden, and has a good sound too. Kisetsu It was so simple as…

  • Horsetail Kusamono

    The Kusamono¬†Dwarf Horsetail, Equisetum scirpoides, is a gift from a good bonsai friend. He didn’t remember the name, so I had to research a bit to find the correct name of it. I like the elegant structure with the tiny dark knees dividing each of…

  • Tokonoma in the garden

    On request I here show how the Tokonoma in my bonsai garden was established. It was built during the summer 2016. I did not do a sketch first, so no drawings and precise measures are available. The inner space is a bit larger than a…