Mugo Pine Refinement

Originally posted on Nichigo Bonsai:
One of the trees I worked on last year was an informal upright Mugo Pine. I think that it was originally received by its owner as essentially a piece of topiary. He then worked it over a few years into a bonsai form. I was asked to wire the tree and refine its image. The tree had a few issues that… Continue reading Mugo Pine Refinement

2016 90th Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition–Report 1

Originally posted on Valavanis Bonsai Blog:
The 90th Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition is being held in two parts again this year in order to display more traditional Japanese bonsai to the world. Part 1 was held on February 5-8, 2016 and Part 2 on February 10-13, 2016, at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in Ueno Park, Tokyo. On Tuesday, February 9th, all the bonsai are removed… Continue reading 2016 90th Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition–Report 1

Lanarkshire Bonsai Club Meeting 07/02/2016

Originally posted on Robert Nocher Shohin Bonsai:
Our second club meeting of the year was held yesterday at Wattston Bonsai. The weather was foul outside so our numbers were fewer this month. There was a lot of seasonal chat and some even managed to get some work done on their trees. Dougie and Gerry in conversation with a new member whose name I haven’t got… Continue reading Lanarkshire Bonsai Club Meeting 07/02/2016