Ezo Spruce Formal Upright Styling

Originally posted on Michael Hagedorn:
One of my favorite species for bonsai is Ezo Spruce… Although we don’t have the wonderful collected Ezo that the Japanese have, sometimes one can find cutting-grown Ezo that are often perfect for forests or formal uprights. It has a very small needle and ramifies rapidly. There are also a number of really eye-catching North American spruces that one can… Continue reading Ezo Spruce Formal Upright Styling

The Elegant Tern is back

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
An Elegant Tern (Elegante Sterretjie) was spotted in the tern roost at Gearing’s Point in Hermanus yesterday. An Elegant Tern. Image by Brian E Small, published on Audubon website. Trevor Hardaker, calling it a “mega alert”, announced the sighting by Ian Luyt in his South African Rare Bird News report this morning. He said the bird was photographed. The bird… Continue reading The Elegant Tern is back

A great december workshop

Originally posted on Rustedrootbonsai:
Some pictures of our last workshop of the year with ian and phil. Some nice material,this larch group from ray. Piotr hiding behind his larch group.two nice groups at the start of their bonsai journey. Ray sleeping. Nice itoigawa juniper.dermot is new to the club and he brought along this tree…great start. Teacher and pupil. First styling. Gers white pine,another new… Continue reading A great december workshop

If it’s Thursday it’s Bonsai in the Czech Republic

Originally posted on Bonsai & Yamadori from Tony Tickle:
Display of pots at Isabelia My trip to visit Pavel and Czech Republic started on Thursday last week. I arrived at Bratislava airport at about 3 o’clock in the afternoon and was met by Pavel and Jakub his son who fortunately speaks great English. We then drove for a couple of hours to Isabelia Bonsai which… Continue reading If it’s Thursday it’s Bonsai in the Czech Republic


Originally posted on Kitora no do:
Sono tornato a casa con tanti nuovi stimoli Questo congresso internazionale in Cina mi ha allargato ancora di più gli orizzonti. Sapevo già che il bonsai non è uno solo, già in Giappone le Vie del bonsai sono diverse, -il bonsai tradizionale, quello moderno e quello d’avanguardia. Il bonsai ora si è sviluppato in tutto il mondo, è stato… Continue reading BONSAI WITHOUT BORDER