• LIVE Juniper Saturday at 11 AM CET

    Junipers are flexible in winter and therefore the timing is perfect for any wiring and rearranging of branches. We look into both adjustments on a shohin Juniperus Itoigawa and the natural styling of a medium-sized Juniperus chinensis. In bonsai, there are some work time windows…

  • LIVE Black Pine styling + Q&A

    LIVE Black Pine styling + Q&A: Thursday, January 26 at 8 PM (CET) +1 / 20:00 Live styling of a Japanese Black Pine, where we look into aesthetics and balancing a tree prepared over the past two seasons. During the live demo, you can use…

  • Surprising bonsai story from Bjorn Bjorholm

    This story from Bjorn Bjorholm surprised me. Thank you for sharing this personal story. “Congratulations on your wonderful achievement of 20 years of Shohin Bonsai Europe! I remember as a kid in high school viewing your work, reading your articles and being inspired to try…

  • Morten Albek interview about Shohin bonsai

        At the Bonsai Show Live in Telford, I was interviewed about Shohin bonsai. How it all started, challenges and much more. Watch the full interview here.Thanks to the organisers for putting in really big efforts to make the event a major success.

  • Chief editor at Bonsai Art Heike van Gunst

    “Dear Morten, it is a great joy and honour to congratulate you on 30 years with bonsai and 20 successful years of Shohin-Europe! You have surely made a very satisfying personal journey, exploring the world of bonsai and shohin, and you have achieved so much.…

  • Happy Shohin New Year

    I wish all members and readers of the blog and my some-channels a Happy New Year. 2023 is a celebration year – 20 years online with Shohin bonsai 30 years ago I started my first trial and error with bonsai, and soon it was Shohin…

  • December in the bonsai garden

    December is the time to prepare for winter situations with freezing and dormancy. In this episode, we look into what can be done in the bonsai garden at this time, how to prepare for winter and a funny detail with branches changing colors. Simple Viburnum…

  • 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…