• Chief editor at Bonsai Art Heike van Gunst

    “Dear Morten, it is a great joy and honour to congratulate you on 30 years with bonsai and 20 successful years of Shohin-Europe! You have surely made a very satisfying personal journey, exploring the world of bonsai and shohin, and you have achieved so much.…

  • Autumn´s newer lies

    Bonsai loses leaves and cold windy weather reaches us. Autumn’s newer lies despite we set a warm-weather record the past month. But now cold arrived helping trees into dormancy. I am still working on deciduous trees needing trimming and winter preparations before branches get too…

  • Kisetsu-en bonsai news for 2022

    A new year approaches after we have celebrated Christmas time and/or enjoyed some well deserved holidays. A special thanks to nurses and doctors who work hard to get us safely through the Covid pandemic. Also, the Covid have changed our online habits and we are…

  • Read your tree in autumn

    Autumn is showing its bright colours. Almost like a traffic light with green, yellow and reds shining at the branches on deciduous Japanese maples, the Korean hornbeam or the Elm. I am lucky to have some nice weather the last days with the sun bringing…

  • Free bonsai Live Q&A Thursday at 8 PM

    This is your opportunity to ask your bonsai questions at the Live Q&A.   Morten Albek will answer different topics about bonsai. You can join us with your questions as well. Ask live at the meeting or send in questions ahead for a better chance…

  • Dead or alive wood?

    Deadwood at bonsai is an important feature to show age. It must be done right though to work and not distract or look odd. Six months it has taken to develop a piece of deadwood so it could be formed and dry up natural. Watch…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Bonsai at the fridge

    Cool down with a bonsai at the fridge. there are many ways to decorate your home with bonsai.  This is just one of them. The fun one.   Decorating the house with bonsai One of more topics on the way in the July Kisetsu-en Bonsai…