• A new bonsai year ahead

    We probably all do it. More or less. Looking back and then into the year ahead. Summing up hat went good and hopefully not so bad. Then making premises for the new year. So do I. A little. At the bottom of this post a…

  • 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.…

  • WE LOVE SHOHIN BONSAI

    Yes. Just needed to spell it out in capital letters, because Shohin bonsai is just fun to work with and beautiful to watch. The online bonsai school at Kisetsu-en covers all kinds of bonsai, but I think it is the regular online teaching bonsai school…

  • Video sample – November bonsai edition

    Today you can watch a shorter sample of the content we released for November. Kisetsu-en bonsai online tutorials take you through the season and suggest different subjects for your own bonsai creativity. Kisetsu-en follows the seasons all year round, and I do my best to…

  • Funny bonsai attitudes

    November leaf fall and jobs to do in your bonsai garden. The online tutorials are published at https://shohin-europe.com/bonsai-video-studio-2/ and I hope you will enjoy them. As a pro member of Kisetsu-en, you have access to follow up with questions related to the published content as…

  • Bonsai fun and +2300 bonsai pictures

    Refreshed and reorganized the full picture gallery over the last few days. Uploaded and reorganized more than 2300 photos adding a lot of inspiration from travels around the world. Photo travelogue Pictures from China, Japan, Brazil, Germany, India, Belgium, UK, Poland and Denmark so far.…

  • Free bonsai Live Q&A Thursday at 8 PM

    This is your opportunity to ask your bonsai questions at the Live Q&A.   Morten Albek will answer different topics about bonsai. You can join us with your questions as well. Ask live at the meeting or send in questions ahead for a better chance…

  • The spirit of teaching bonsai

    Also send out as newsletter. I think my appreciation and dedication to teaching bonsai started many years ago. As I for the first time was asked to demonstrate in public and make a workshop. Since then I have found immense joy in bringing on my…

  • So much bonsai

    The last weeks have been filled with bonsai activities. One week ago it was the national exhibition in Denmark. Yesterday (Sunday) I set up the personal exhibition and open workshop at the Japanese gardens, and the week ahead I am about to prepare the next…

  • Air layering for Shohin bonsai

    There are a number of ways to create your own Shohin bonsai. One of them is using a shrub or tree that already is trained for bonsai. You can cut that down and regrow it, if it is a species that tolerates this, and is…