Graceful in Air: Little Egret!!! by RiazSiddiki


Ever since I started frequenting Rawal Lake regularly, I have begun to think of myself as part of the environment…..these egrets, cormorants, sandpipers, herons, wagtails, swallow, harriers, gulls, coots, kingfishers, all of them now look to me as part of one big family and myself part of it somehow………I want to save them……see them prospering……..see our future secure……..

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Movement and Flow in Bonsai

Great blog post. Very interesting topic. Than for posting?


Let us first define the two concepts to ensure that we are all on the same page during this discussion. Movement is what physically happens with the trunk and branches. In other words, whether the trunk moves to the left or to the right or in an S-shape to both sides alternatively. Flow is the general direction that the tree leads the eye towards. There are a few things that determine this flow.

bonsai_wallpapers-17 A formal upright tree does not necessarily show flow as the idea here is that the tree is symmetrical and well balanced. Most sources recognise that it is the first or primary branch as

Homemade Bonsai The primary branch’s movement is towards the right and the apex is also in that direction. Overall flow therefore is to the right. It can also be seen that the tree is planted towards the left of the mid-line of the pot. well…

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Small European Black Pine

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SI … Zgodba črnega bora (Pinus nigra)se je začela že davnega leta 2007. Takrat sem še nekako drugače gledal na to, katero drevo je primerno za vzgojo v bonsai. Danes se najverjetneje nebi odločil za izkop takega materiala, ampak ker je pač drevo v zbirki, je bilo potrebno nekaj narediti.

EN The story of this europeanblack pine (Pinus nigra)startedback in2007.At that timeI was stilla newbie and i didn`t knowwhichtree issuitable forbonsai. Todayprobably i wouldn`topted for such material, but now the tree is in the collection and it was necessary to do something.

IT La storia di questo pino nero europeo (Pinus nigra) comincio nel 2007. In quei tempi non sapevo ancora con esattezza quale materiale è piu adatto per fare un bonsai. Oggigiorno forse non avrei optato per scavare un materiale simile…

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BREAKING NEWS!!!!!! Your chance to undertake a workshop with Taiga Urushibata

British Shohin Bonsai

As part of its Spirit of Shohin weekend on April 2nd and 3rd 2016, British Shohin Bonsai are delighted to announce that we will be running workshops led by Taiga Urushibata.

This is a major opportunity to work with one of Japan’s foremost young bonsai artists and will give participants an unforgettable bonsai experience.

The cost for these workshops will be £130 per day. Participants should bring their own material and equipment. Please note that any size of tree is acceptable for the workshop.

If you are interested in taking a place on one of these workshops, please contact us at to book your place.   Please state your preferred day – i.e. Sat or Sun or if either is acceptable.

Places will be strictly limited and allocated on a first come-first served basis so please get your booking in quickly to avoid disappointment.

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