• 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…

  • Shohin Bonsai autumn work

    Deciduous bonsai are ready for wiring and pruning when leaves drops and the sap flow runs slower. Timing is essential though to do the best possible work before branches stiffen up and easily break when worked on. The naked branches stripped from leaves shows the…

  • 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…