So.. What have I been up to recently?
When you are growing bonsai from seed, it is possible to create a great Nebari. To do this, you need to repot & work on the roots in the early years after propagation.
Bonsai development is a slow process. Slowly this stick from the forest is taking shape. It will however be several years before this tree is ready for a nice pot.
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 ...
21 Artists. 3 days. 300 trees. Saitama will host the biggest bonsai event of the year. The world bonsai convention.
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 ...
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
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 ...
Winter was coming and this olive needed a repot into proper bonsai substrate.
Sickly olive from sell-out corner.
Yes. it is notso healthy. But at 50% off at the local garden centre.. What can you do.
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.