• Juniper Shohin mini demo

    The past weekend Kisetsu-en had a stand at the Danish Bonsai Association yearly event. We had a lot of talks with people and not enough time to make the usual load of pictures. So here we go with a few snapshots (image gallery at the…

  • The Shohin Bonsai Roadshow

    Nothing better than a 2 X 9-hour drive in two days. The “Shohin Bonsai Roadshow” just have to go on. 😅 Luc kindly translated during the evening. Invited by the Belgium Bonsai Association and more than 30 people took part in a fun and educational…

  • Myths and rules in bonsai

    In the past weekend, I experienced a lot of talk and questions about rules and myths in bonsai. At today’s video in the series “Almost Friday” I take a look at these and give my view on them. Almost Friday 20 Almost Friday is extra…

  • Danish Bonsai exhibition

    A full weekend of bonsai activities ended. Displaying bonsai is a headline of any bonsai event, and it is always interesting to show your own work and watch what others are setting up for display. Some bonsai previously exhibited is back and improved. New comes…

  • 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…

  • Bonsai No 9

    We are doing it again. For the 9`th time in a row, the Fuchi Bonsai group (three people), are making our small show at the Japanese Gardens in Broby, Denmark. Right know I am going through the bonsai collection. Selecting what to bring, and make…

  • Preparing for the annual exhibition

    One of the top priorities of the year, is preparing for the annual exhibition in Denmark. Preparing bonsai starts much earlier than the two weeks ahead before the exhibition opens. Cleaning pots and making small adjustments can be done right before the exhibition. Adjusting mosses…

  • Mistakes are the key to success

    The past weekend I enjoyed doing Shohin workshops and a bonsai demo in Poland. Teaching brings great joy when students are engaged and wants to learn. Bringing forward the level of bonsai relies on good students asking lots of questions. I have now gathered knowledge…

  • Bonsai Green day´s

    Four days in Poland at Bonsai green day´s takes an end. The PAB, Marek Gajda and all his helpers have done a great job including attracting a lot of visitors. Meeting old friends and making new may sound like a cliché. But this is how…