Shohin-bonsai display

Trophy selections

I am glad to reive a message today, confirming the acceptance of both of my submissions for the Trophy exhibition at the end of February. Now for the preparations Preparations is now typed in the calendar. Although the trees are in a good condition, the trunks needs a cleaning, and small adjustments here and there. …

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Order my book in English

I know some found it difficult to order the English version of my new book at the French website of Esprit Bonsai. But my wonderful French publisher has made it possible to change the website into English, and making the order easy. Just click the menu at the top of the page, and the website …

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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 brilliant autumn colors when it gets colder. Autumn is  great …

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New bonsai book. Shohin – Through the seasons.

The English and french version of the new book “Shohin – Through the Seasons” is now ready for preorders for the English and French language. The book is launched in February 2020. It has been a great pleasure writing a new book, after my first Shohin – Majesty in miniature was sold out a long time …

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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 by Stone Lantern in 2008. I was really not in …

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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. I have always admired the simplicity in bonsai. Especially in …

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Garden Tokonoma display

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Preparing bonsai exhibition 8

Preparing bonsai for another bonsai exhibition in The Japanese Gardens in Broby, Denmark. This will be the eight exhibition in a row, and we feel fortunate that the three of us in Fuchi Bonsai are able to set up an exhibition every year attracting a good number of guests. We are challenged with the dry …

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Tokonoma display

The garden Tokonoma is used on a daily basis. On rainy days I keep tables and scrolls out, and just set up a basic display. Sometimes just a Suiseki. Other days a proper display with scrolls and tables are included. Like today. The point is to use the Tokonoma the whole year. It gives me …

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Art and bonsai relationships

Bonsai art and traditional art brought together. Bonsai art doesn’t have to stand alone as a separate art form. For years sculptures have been exhibited at galleries and art museums in connection with paintings. It is, for me, a natural thing blending art forms like bonsai and sculptures. Or bonsai with paintings for that matter. …

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