Vol#15 Bonsai techniques: Jin (神) and Shari (舎利)
Hello everyone,Today, I would like to talk about one of the joy of bonsai: Jin (神) and Shari (舎利).
Trees that grow in severe environments like nea...
Vol#14 The positive effect of practicing Bonsai
Growing bonsai can be demanding, but there are also many pleasures to be found. What’s more, there are also many benefits that c...
Vol#13 Christmas Tree and Bonsai
We have entered December and Christmas trees can now been seen all around Japan. I am pretty sure many people have been decorating...
Vol#12 Kibataraki (気働き)
This time I would like to talk a little bit about the artisans’ culture in Japan and bonsai craftsmen.
Vol#11 Bonsai Styles - Part Two
Part Two: Cascade and Semi Cascade
Last time, we tried to identify and understand the chokkan, shakan and moyogi styles.
In this time’s contin...
Vol#10 Bonsai Styles - Part One
You may have heard of many different style names when starting bonsai. From slanting or shakan, informal upright to moyogi; full cascade or kengai...
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