• Autumn colours come late

    This season autumn colours come late. We still have fairly mild weather, with temperatures not dripping below 6 degrees C. / 43 Fahrenheit at night. Making everything cool down slowly. Some trees have dripped all leaves by night being controlled more by the day length…

  • Friday new bonsai tutorials are released

    Even when it rains we continue recording the videos for the next release of tutorials. To a certain point. When water drops too heavy we have to withdraw for a moment. Autumn is a bit unpredictable around here. We never know if it will be…

  • Bonsai autumn mood video

    The bonsai and garden changes. Some days we get a lot of rain and winds. Some mornings are just silent and beautiful. The mood of autumn is a mixture of beauty and melancholy. Colours are vivid and then they fade. Leaves drop and paint the…

  • Shohin bonsai preparations and Vlog 17

    Slowly the autumn moves forward. Temperatures drops and it is time to stop feeding the trees. I remove all used organic fertilizers at this time to let the trees slowly slow down and get ready for dormancy. Deciduous trees will slowly turn their leaves into…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The small wonders of Japanese maples

    Maybe it is because of the size of the tree. Maybe the size of the leaves. The wonders of the Japanese maples in Shohin bonsai always amaze me more than bigger amount of colored leafs. The same with the tiny leafs of the Cotoneaster microphylla.…

  • Bonsai blog in Magazine

    The bonsai and garden on its way to a Magazine. Blogs featured Yesterday journalist and Photographer Julie Vöge entered the garden. To do a reportage on my garden and bonsai blogs. Beside the bonsai blog your read here, I also have a Danish garden blog…

  • Bonsai artist portrait

    Recently I had a visit of a good friend and photographer colleague. Now we are at it, my background is that I in my youth was examined as a gardener (greenhouse) but soon began a career as photographer and video journalist. Along with that I…

  • Morning lights

      The nice thing about being up early (if you can’t sleep anyway) is the quietness and light. I really enjoy taking a tour around the garden in the morning, viewing bonsai setting new growth rapidly at this time of the year. At the moment…