Taiga Taiga burning bright

Originally posted on British Shohin Bonsai:
British Shohin Bonsai are delighted to announce that the headliner for the Spirit of Shohin exhibition next April will be none other than Taiga Urushibata. The son of Nobuichi Urushibata,  Taiga is the second generation of Urushibatas working in Taisho-en,  the family nursery in Shizuoka, Japan. While Taiga grew up immersed in bonsai tradition and art, it was with… Continue reading Taiga Taiga burning bright

Root Over Rock Chinese Elm in Development

Originally posted on Robert Nocher Shohin Bonsai:
During my weekly meeting with Gerry, we took a close look at a shohin Chinese elm that he had attached to a rock last year. He simply, bare rooted the tree with a water jet, wrapped it’s roots around the rock and tied them in tightly with some wire. He then placed the tree in a five inch plastic… Continue reading Root Over Rock Chinese Elm in Development