• Almost Friday at Kisetsu-en and Live Q&A

    It´s almost Friday at Kisetsu-en. Today we start the repotting season by introducing a small Mame bonsai Trident maple. Watch at the end of the post.   There are so many questions when we work with bonsai. About styling, growing techniques and aesthetics.  That’s why…

  • Almost Friday 23 unboxing bonsai pots

    Unboxing beautiful pots from Vargas Ceramics. In this episode from Kisetsu-en we open a box of candy. Special artwork from Kerámia Varga exploring new modern expressions. https://vargasceramics.com/ Watch Almost Friday video placed at the end of the post. Unique modern bonsai pots add more to…

  • Almost Friday before the end of 2021

    Just before Christmas and taking some days off before we start launching our content weekly from January 1st. here is the last “Almost Friday” in 2021 that takes you on a tour. Morten Albek takes you out in the Danish winter landscape, looking at trees,…

  • Creating the apex on your bonsai

    Bonsai is time-consuming, and some things come easier than others. Building up the apex and canopy is not done overnight. It takes years to patiently clip and grow a fine branch structure. Filling out empty spaces, strengthen up areas, and adjust space to achieve a…

  • 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.…

  • Almost Friday 12

    News from the garden and looking into July. Enjoy the video. [arve url=”https://vimeo.com/566931473″ loop=”no” muted=”no” /]

  • Pot show off

    I am sorry if the title will end up disappointing you. It is about pots, but as much about showing them as part of the garden. Then something about watering and cleaning pots. But now you are here, feel free to watch Almost Friday at…

  • Almost Friday 8 is online

    After having some real website problems today we are back. You may not have noticed, but technicians had to dig deep to find some severe bugs and kill them. Bugs is not the subject for this Almost Friday episode. Instead, we look into how you…