• Friday new bonsai tutorials are released

    Even when it rains we continue recording the videos for the next release of tutorials. To a certain point. When water drops too heavy we have to withdraw for a moment. Autumn is a bit unpredictable around here. We never know if it will be…

  • Judging Shohin Bonsai

    Photos are from the private collection of Morten Albek and from 2020 edition of the Trophy in Belgium. How to judge Shohin Bonsai is a frequently asked question. I will make a short introduction to the basics here. Shohin sizes Shohin bonsai differs from other…

  • Trophy and book release

    What a smashing good weekend it was at the Trophy this past weekend. The new book Shohin – through the Seasons released and very well received. Thanks for all your positive comments. Online and in real life 🙂 Grateful to receive all your friendly words…

  • Shohin book printed and flying

    The Shohin book is printed and on its way out in the world. I am really happy with the layout and overall impression of the book. I hope it will be well received wherever it will land. “Shohin – Through the Seasons” can be ordered…

  • Shohin book shipping and Trophy signing

    Shohin – Through the Seasons is ready to be shipped at the end of the month. The publisher announces the book ready just in time for the Trophy in Belgium February 29. – March 1. The book will be shipped right after the event.  …

  • Trophy selections

    I am glad to reive a message today, confirming the acceptance of both of my submissions for the Trophy exhibition at the end of February. Now for the preparations Preparations is now typed in the calendar. Although the trees are in a good condition, the…

  • Shohin Bonsai talk at the Trophy

    At the Trophy in Genk, Belgium, I made a talk about Shohin Bonsai. Invited by Bonsai Empire who set up a fine event with several bonsai artists. Please enjoy. If you want to sign up for the Shohin course at Bonsai Empire you can do…

  • The Trophy 2019

    Happy back from the Trophy in Genk, Belgium. Being the 20th big show in a row, the Trophy is a benchmark in the European bonsai world. As previous shows Japanese bonsai are still filling a lot of the space in the exhibition. Also very large…

  • Mini demo at the Trophy

    February 8 – 9 – 10 the famous Trophy in Belgium takes place. Bonsai Empire has a stand in the main hall where you can watch live mini demos Saturday and Sunday. I will be “on stage” Saturday at 12:00 with a talk about Shohin…