• Cat-amono and the deciduous bonsai chess game

    Kusamono or Catamono? Funny moment at the Kisetsu-en bonsai garden. Shooting the Dwarf Hosta as it just stands perfect with a new flower. Mounted in an Elsebeth Ludvigsen pot. Our cat – ruling the premises with secure paws – couldnt resist posing during the photo…

  • Kokodama summer feeling

    Adding a little summer feeling to the bonsai collection. Kokodama moss balls are neat and light in their expression. Using simple and young material like seedlings, ferns, perennials, or even annuals if you like. Kokodama The Kokodama is literally a clump of soil wrapped in…

  • Flowers and grasses in the bonsai garden

    In my garden, I grow a small variety of plants as accents for my bonsai or just to stand alone. Accents can be everything with flowers or non-flowering species like grasses. Accents for bonsai or stand-alone The purpose of growing small plants for bonsai is…

  • Mini demo at the Trophy

    February 8 – 9 – 10 the famous Trophy in Belgium takes place. Bonsai Empire has a stand in the main hall where you can watch live mini demos Saturday and Sunday. I will be “on stage” Saturday at 12:00 with a talk about Shohin…