2017 Autumn Open House & Sale Report

Valavanis Bonsai Blog The 2017 Autumn House & Sale was held on September 2-3, 2017 at the International Bonsai Arboretum in Rochester, New York. In addition to my garden and bonsai collection we hosted the Upstate New York Suiseki Exhibit. Two programs on suiseki and four bonsai demonstrations were scheduled during the two day event. Despite the cool and occasional wet weather we had a … Continue reading 2017 Autumn Open House & Sale Report

2017 4th Zhongguo Fen Penjing Exhibition– Part 1 Shohin Bonsai

Valavanis Bonsai Blog The 2017 4th Zhongguo Fen Penjing Exhibition is being held on September 28-30, 2017 at the International Garden City in Rugao, China, a long three hour bus trip from the Shanghai Airport. This is the largest penjing exhibition in China with 150,000 members. There are well over 200 exhibit areas and a countless number of individual bonsai because of the large presence … Continue reading 2017 4th Zhongguo Fen Penjing Exhibition– Part 1 Shohin Bonsai

August Working – Boxwood

Originally posted on artsofjc:
This month all my tropical bonsai have been thinned and cut back in anticipation of the next growth spurt. The tropical collection is substantially deduced in foliage, removing old larger leaves so that we can get smaller leaves and more ramification. Olives have been worked much in the same way this month. Best to remove old hardened leaves and let new… Continue reading August Working – Boxwood

Photos of San Diego Bonsai Club exhibition.

Originally posted on Cool San Diego Sights!:
Many beautiful works of bonsai art could be viewed today in Balboa Park. Here are more photos that you might enjoy! I took them this afternoon at the San Diego Bonsai Club exhibition, which was held inside the Casa del Prado in Balboa Park. The art of bonsai has always fascinated me. A tiny, carefully tended tree can… Continue reading Photos of San Diego Bonsai Club exhibition.