The Passing Of Hatsuji Kato

Originally posted on Valavanis Bonsai Blog:
? I’m sad to report the passing of Hatsuji Kato, fourth generation proprietor of Mansei-en Bonsai Garden in Omiya Bonsai Village, Japan this morning, July 23, 2018. Hatsuji Kato, 76, was the first son of bonsai pioneer Saburo Kato. Saburo Kato had three sons and a daughter. In the beginning all three of the sons, Hatsuji, Masao and Yoshi were… Continue reading The Passing Of Hatsuji Kato

Experience Japanese Culture, Gardens & Bonsai In A Small Group

Originally posted on Valavanis Bonsai Blog:
  Have you ever considered to visit the Japan bonsai community and to experience Japanese culture? Here is your opportunity to experience the Taikan Bonsai Exhibition, visit private bonsai collections, Kyoto gardens and Shikoku Island. A visit to Tokoname to purchase bonsai containers is also available too! In November Kora Dalager and I will be leading another one of… Continue reading Experience Japanese Culture, Gardens & Bonsai In A Small Group