• December in the bonsai garden

    December is the time to prepare for winter situations with freezing and dormancy. In this episode, we look into what can be done in the bonsai garden at this time, how to prepare for winter and a funny detail with branches changing colors. Simple Viburnum…

  • Summer Tokonoma display

    After a good rain all night and morning the sky cleared and the sun is back. Time well spent setting up a summer display at the Tokonoma. A summer display presenting a European Birch, Betula pendulla. Although still needing a bit of development a display…

  • It´s Almost Friday 14

    Looking into air layering, Zoom meeting, Forsythia second step and a Tokonoma display. These are the headlines at today’s Almost Friday, and we also talk a bit about the Zoom LIVE Q&A tonight. Full members-only edition today at https://shohin-europe.com/almost-friday-video/ A shorter free episode on YouTube.…

  • The creative shohin display VIDEO

    This is a free version to watch from our series of bonsai and shohin-bonsai. The creative display Searching for a different display, with an offset from the original concept and idea of displaying. With a twist. Please enjoy. [arve url=”https://youtu.be/TNMmPMu9oDM” /]

  • 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…

  • Trophy and book release

    What a smashing good weekend it was at the Trophy this past weekend. The new book Shohin – through the Seasons released and very well received. Thanks for all your positive comments. Online and in real life 🙂 Grateful to receive all your friendly words…

  • FREE Vlog 10 and bonsai social meeting

    This month the Vlog is free. Celebrating we aired Vlog number 10. Watch it at the bottom of this article or at the ♦ Vlog page. Sign up to watch all videos published. Yesterday I went to a bonsai social meeting at Martin Nielsens garden in Denmark. A…

  • Garden Tokonoma display

    WHAT DO YOU PREFER? The Bonsai Video Studio has been online 7 months now. We publish two videos (sometimes more) a month. Is that what you want? Or do you prefer shorter videos published more often? Please add your vote at our Facebook poll. This will…

  • 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…

  • 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…