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The beauty of Scots pines

The beauty of Scots pines has grown on me. I usually say I do not have preferences about which species I prefer for bonsai. But I have to admit that the Scots pine, Pinus sylvestris, is trying to be on top of that non-existing list 🙂 There is something special about the aged silver-grey bark, …

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Bonsai Q&A Yamadori, pines and junipers

Our bonsai Q&A is online answering 3 questions from our dedicated members. This time we zoom in a Yamadori aftercare, developing pines (old and young), and take a look at developing new growth a Shimpaku and Itoigawa junipers. Af full 43 minutes episode available now at Kisetsu-en Bonsai Online.   Yamadori Yamadori is a hot …

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Kisetsu-en Bonsai Online

We are relaunching the Bonsai Online streaming service soon. There clearly is a need for bonsai online instructions these days. We expand the tutorials with a wider range of bonsai covered, so both medium-large to small shohin are subjects for seasonal care, styling, and techniques. Following the seasons will add up on the information about …

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Happy autumn

Autumn, (and I do repeat myself year after year) is one of my favourites. When it gets colder here in Northern Europe, the colours of deciduous trees change. For now it is still warm, but this will slowly change. Deciduous trees change their leaf colors from the darker summer green tones to yellow, brown or …

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15 years with shohin bonsai

This year the Shohin Bonsai Europe website has been online for 15 years. Worth a small celebration I think, and an excellent excuse for a glass of wine on a Sunday evening. In the start the website was made to spread the knowledge of shohin bonsai when little appreciation and information was present. Today this …

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Bonsai winter pruning

It is winter, and the bonsai season may seem a bit far ahead here in Northern Europe. But soon winter is over. We begin repotting and things starts to grow again. Winter time is also bonsai time. Styling trees are perfectly done during the dormant season. Especially evergreens can be wired and formed, and if …

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The Bonsai Video Studio is open

We managed to get it up a little before time, so there is a possible Christmas gift for yourself. First Monthly Theme is about wiring. First thing in the new year more content will be added to the wiring theme. We hope you will help supporting the ongoing production of new learning videos by signing …

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