New Kusamono

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I visited Carex nursery a couple weeks ago and I had an impulse to create a new kusamono as I am not completely satisfied with my current collection and will be creating some more this spring.

I am excited to see how this will look in the spring.


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Am I watering my trees the right way? Here are a few handy tips and explanations on watering.


Watering is a very interesting topic. I read up a lot on this and watched a few videos at the end of last year as we experienced a drought that took the Western Cape by surprise. I thought it would help if I shared what I learnt during this period. This is just a guideline but at the end of this blog you will see that you have been doing it wrong. I know that is a bit of a harsh statement to make as I do not know how you water and how often you water.

Let’s jump straight into it. Why do you water your tree? No really think about this why are you watering your tree? Well the most obvious answer is that the tree needs water. That is correct, but what happens in the pot or container? It took me a while to understand this. So…

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Shohin Bonsai Europe on Instagram: “Arranging a kusamono planting. New video online. Link in bio. ⬇️ #bonsai #kusamono”