• Bonsai dreams versus reality

    Learning from books is fine. Learning from magazines is fine. Learning from online tutorials is fine. But when it all comes to an end, the importance of practice and learning through your own experience is maybe the most important and valuable part of your bonsai…

  • Watering bonsai in the morning or in the evening?

    Singing birds and bees in the bonsai garden witness summertime in the bonsai garden have started nicely. Temperatures rising and intense light from above add more growth to our trees. Also demanding more control and daily care. One of my daily routines is starting the…

  • Hawthorn Shohin bonsai

    Shohin bonsai can be created from a broad spectre of trees and shrubs. One of the main themes in the Shohin world is the seasonal changes. To display this we need different species. From coniferous to flowering bonsai. The red flowering Hawthorn Every month I…

  • Juniper bonsai with big visual change

    In 2014 I received a nice gift on a trip to China. A rectangular curved pot for a cascade style bonsai. It came to good use for a tree in my collection a few years ago when I flipped the tree from upward slanting to…

  • Grab a cap and maple leaves

    Grab a cap, cup or t-shirt, and support our activities. New designs are updated in the shop. For two more days the standard delivery is free. Just activate the redeem button at the top of the shop page. I am glad to see the logo…

  • Spring opening of the official Kisetsu-en webshop

    Spring opening of our new webshop with cool bonsai accessories. The Kisetsu-en logo is on every item. Getting ready for the growing season with the right coffee mug and t-shirt. We often get questions about the t-shirts with our logo. Now we have made them…

  • The Bonsai Video Studio is open

    We managed to get it up a little before time, so there is a possible Christmas gift for yourself. First Monthly Theme is about wiring. First thing in the new year more content will be added to the wiring theme. We hope you will help…