• The bonsai Smurf forest and hardening trees

    A short while ago I was involved in a funny television programme here in Denmark. The host is a well known Danish comedian named Heino Hansen who made a good laugh out of my answers. He ended up mentioning a forest as a Smurf forest.…

  • Friday new bonsai tutorials are released

    Even when it rains we continue recording the videos for the next release of tutorials. To a certain point. When water drops too heavy we have to withdraw for a moment. Autumn is a bit unpredictable around here. We never know if it will be…

  • A life with trees. The essence of bonsai.

    Living a life with trees. As far back as my childhood, I was fascinated by trees. One of the clearest memories of that time is playing with the other kids in the local forest just five minutes away at short skinny legs. The inspiration from…

  • The large bonsai forest project

    I have dreamed about this. Making a large bonsai forest with mixed specimens. For a long time. Sometimes it takes a while before everything is in order, and you can progress and finally do what you dream about. I fancy the forest style and have…

  • Episode 5 – Bonsai Christmas book calendar

    Today’s calendar brings us a new book from the bookshelf. Today we look at the exhibition book “Ichijuten” – an exhibition book received as a gift from Masahiko Kimura with traditional Japanese bonsai. Kisetsu-en Bonsai Online Monthly a large theme about the seasons is published. Produced…

  • Episode 4 – Bonsai Christmas book calendar

    Today’s calendar brings us to a book from the bookshelf often used. Today we look at the book “The beauty of bonsai” by Junsun Yamamoto. Kisetsu-en Bonsai Online Monthly a large theme about the seasons is published. Produced as HQ video from the garden and…

  • The bonsai Christmas calendar December 3

    Bringing a story from the days of the famous Saburo Kato. Japanese Saburo Kato was famous for his forest and rock bonsai creations. Today we look at the book “Forest, Rock Planting & Ezo Spruce Bonsai”. Kisetsu-en Bonsai Online Monthly a large theme about the…

  • Shohin bonsai forest progress

    I regularly get questions about the forests I created in the autumn of 2018 and about their progress. It has been great fun doing these small Shohin bonsai forest expressions. Also, present in my newest book “Shohin – through the Seasons”. Available at Esprit Bonsai.…

  • Shinrin-yoku forest bathing

    Scientific studies have proved an increased blood flow in certain parts of the brain, stimulated by being in peace in a forest. Compared with being in a city. In Japan Shinrin-yoku, forest bathing has been practiced in hundreds of years. It was though as late…

  • Bonsai next season

    One year ago the first video at the new Bonsai Video Studio was published. Before I look back on that in a future New Year’s annual post, I want to step into the next bonsai season. Larger bonsai Most content has had it is focus…