• Episode 9 – Bonsai Christmas book calendar

    December 9th. Today’s book from the bookshelf reveals a personal history of bonsai and friendship. Daizo Iwasaki Daizo Iwasaki was a great collector of bonsai. He also worked for bonsai friendship through the World Bonsai Friendship Federation.   Today it is his widow Naemi Iwasaki…

  • Episode 8 – Bonsai Christmas book calendar

    Another day in December. Another book from the bookshelf. Enjoy the book and watch more bonsai video tutorials as a member. Bonsai – A care manual Today’s calendar opens a book from Colin Lewis. An excellent book for especially beginners, but also for the more…

  • Episode 7 – Bonsai Christmas book calendar

    At the bonsai bookshelf, there are a lot of different books. Small and big. Cheap and more expensive. And then there are gifts. Shanghai Botanical Gardens Today’s calendar opens a book from China. Watch the story of the daily calendar. Every day from December 1st…

  • Episode 6 – Bonsai Christmas book calendar

    Today’s calendar brings different things stored in the bookshelf. December 6 I show you some smaller pieces and brochures from bonsai travels. From China, Japan, UK, and Germany. Kisetsu-en Bonsai Online Monthly a large theme about the seasons is published. Produced as HQ video from…

  • 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…

  • How to find the bonsai tree

    Creating bonsai from raw material can be a challenge. Finding and selecting the branches hidden behind a mass of foliage is the focus of the next episode. But that’s next week. Today the weekly tutorial is focusing on restyling a Shimpaku juniper I have grown…

  • Celebrate the World Bonsai Day

    Each year, on the second Saturday in May, the World Bonsai Friendship Federation celebrates “World Bonsai Day”. Encouraging to share the joy and brotherhood we all feel because of our involvement with bonsai. In memory of Saburo Kato, former chairman of the WBFF. Saburo Kato…

  • Shimpaku upside down

    For a number of years I have been growing a small Juniperus Shimpaku, and followed the original position until now. The tree was purchased as a semi-finished piece at the Mansei-en nursery in Omiya, Japan, of late Saburo Kato in 2005, and mainly bought as…