• The Shohin Bonsai Roadshow

    Nothing better than a 2 X 9-hour drive in two days. The “Shohin Bonsai Roadshow” just have to go on. 😅 Luc kindly translated during the evening. Invited by the Belgium Bonsai Association and more than 30 people took part in a fun and educational…

  • Hoar frost in the bonsai garden

    Hoar frost visiting the Kisetsu-en bonsai garden this morning. Kisetsu-en means “The Garden of the changing seasons” and it certainly proves the name is right. Beautiful patterns are drawn and reveal the tracks of spiders from one branch to another. In a few hours, it…

  • Gafu-ten shohin exhibition and LIVE Q&A recorded

    Something to watch this weekend.  Sharing the Gafu-ten exhibition recorded and the Kisetsu-en LIVE Q&A recorded. At last nights Kisetsu-en LIVE Q&A, we came around several topics and used time, especially on how to successfully make Japanese black pines back bud. We also came around Scots…

  • Free bonsai video to start the new year

    To start up the new year we release a free video for you from our growing library of tutorials. Showing the restyling of a Shimpaku Juniper originally from Mansei-en in Japan. Subtitles in 8 languages. English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Swedish. Sign…

  • NEW! Now releasing bonsai content weekly

    NEWSLETTER FROM KISETSU-EN If you missed the monthly bonsai release today, there is a reason. We improve with a new release form and more content. From January 2022 content is released every Thursday. Instead of one larger package once a month members receive new tutorials,…

  • Bonsai winter time at Kisetsu-en

    Most trees are still outside because the winter is not really present yet. Rain is present though. Still a few deciduous haven’t shed the leaves full, but they will not last for long now. Wet, wet, wet December only presented a few cold days, and…

  • 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.…

  • WORBAC Shohin bonsai demo

    Sunday it was time to do LIVE Shohin bonsai demo at the WORBAC (World Bonsai Artists Community) Facebook page. Live demo always is interesting to do. There is a little more nerve in the work because you need to finish it on time. And present…

  • 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…