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So.. What have I been up to recently?

During a recent visit to Japan for the World Bonsai Convention, I had the opportunity to visit Mr. Kimura’s bonsai garden. This of course, was a chance I did not pass up on. Here a few shots from his garden.

What I found most impressing was the overall maturity of all the work. Even ...

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21 Artists. 3 days. 300 trees. Saitama will host the biggest bonsai event of the year. The world bonsai convention.

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What is a bonsai growbox?

It I actually exactly what the name makes you think it is. A box to grow bonsai and/or pre-bonsai in. Normally these are constructed with a very well-draining bottom, and made to size for the tree that you are going to put ...

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Participating in a bonsai workshop at the Bonsai Museum Dusseldorf

It is the middle of winter. At sunrise winter shows itself again. -5 Degrees celcius. Clear blue skies. And I am in the car to the Bonsai Museum Dusseldorf. This is next door to the home of Werner Busch, owner and operator of the

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Location of the Bonsai Museum

It is still early on the 4th of December when I arrive in Dusseldorf. I am visiting the Bonsai Museum Dusseldorf today. I am participating in a workshop on deadwood for bonsai. however, first I would like to have a walk around the museum. This museum has a similar ...

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Winter was coming and this olive needed a repot into proper bonsai substrate.

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Sickly olive from sell-out corner.
Yes. it is notso healthy. But at 50% off at the local garden centre.. What can you do.

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Yes. It does take a bit of patience. It may take ten years before you have anything looking like a tree. But yeah, it is also fun. Growing from seeds. So I started a new batch.

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Burrs is a bonsai styling workshop in Bury, held roughly every two years by T. Tickle.

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