• Pot choices for two Shohin bonsai

    Hmmmm…. what pot should I choose? This may be one of the spring questions often asked among bonsai enthusiasts. In this week’s video, I look into exploring the pot choice. Repotting bonsai is also a chance to select maybe a new pot for a tree.…

  • Trophy 2023 photo gallery

    Returned from one the best quality Trophy exhibitions to date. The quality was overall higher this year, and the visitor numbers must have been a record. Saturday was extremely crowded, and therefore I didn’t manage to take photos of everything. I also had a big…

  • 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…

  • Almost Friday at Kisetsu-en and Live Q&A

    It´s almost Friday at Kisetsu-en. Today we start the repotting season by introducing a small Mame bonsai Trident maple. Watch at the end of the post.   There are so many questions when we work with bonsai. About styling, growing techniques and aesthetics.  That’s why…

  • Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Its as mild as it gets these days, but maybe a little freezing popping up during the week. For a rare snowy Christmas time maybe. Most trees are stored in a protected frost free environment, but I always let coniferous…

  • The spirit of teaching bonsai

    Also send out as newsletter. I think my appreciation and dedication to teaching bonsai started many years ago. As I for the first time was asked to demonstrate in public and make a workshop. Since then I have found immense joy in bringing on my…

  • Live bonsai Q&A coming up

    Q&A is a cornerstone at Kisetsu-en. Questions are asked and answered daily about all kinds of bonsai subjects. If you also want to join in at our live Q&A at the Zoom platform you can easily do that. You will feel the Kisetsu-en friendly spirit…