• 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…

  • Read your tree in autumn

    Autumn is showing its bright colours. Almost like a traffic light with green, yellow and reds shining at the branches on deciduous Japanese maples, the Korean hornbeam or the Elm. I am lucky to have some nice weather the last days with the sun bringing…

  • 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…

  • Bonsai seasons

    New bonsai tutorials are to be released on September 1st. As always a lot of thoughts, work and cutting (both trees and video) is put into this. I hope you will enjoy it on this first day of autumn if we follow the calendar. What…

  • Mame and Shohin bonsai in focus

    August coming up soon with a special on Mame and Shohin bonsai If you have a taste for that, then here you can get a taste of it.   Increasing in popularity Mame-bonsai is getting their attention. Shohin bonsai is spreading and more and more…

  • Tutorials cooking with Shohin and Mame bonsai

    The laptop is hot. Cooking the 5 X new video tutorials for the Kisetsu-en Bonsai Online Magazine coming out August 1. We are not sleeping our holidays away here at Kisetsu-en. Well, we try to get some days off, but delivery must be on time.…

  • Improved website and LIVE Q&A recorded

    We are improving the website experience. New subcategories are added, so you easier find subjects of interest. Like basic tutorials about wiring, or advanced lesson on air layering. The layout is simplified and I hope this will make your user experience pleasing. Any feedback for…

  • Make a Spruce bonsai from simple material

    Creating a Spruce bonsai from simple material Part of the Monthly video Magazine July Styling Spruce. Picea, Spruce, needs some extra attention during the summer. The special pinching technique is important to know. This is the story about how to style a Spruce that at…