Qingyi Yuan is a Chinese Penjing garden in Suzhou style, located near Shanghai. The collection is absolutely stunning, with Japanese styled trees as well as Chinese styled (Penjing) trees - some of the best we have seen in the world.

The World Bonsai Convention was a gigantic event with 45.000 visitors. Over 300 Bonsai were on display and several demo's were given by Japanese as well as international demonstrators.

Our recent "Bonsai Fundamentals Course", with Michael Hagedorn, was filmed entirely in the beautiful garden of mr. Shinji Suzuki. At the end of our film project we had the chance to sit down with this world famous Bonsai master, and ask him about his vision on Bonsai.

One of the things I like most about Bonsai is the fact that it is a living art. Bonsai trees change over time as well as through the seasons. Especially deciduous trees show these changes; in the color of their leaves and by growing fruits or flowers. In this post we show Bonsai in their spring and summer colors.

If you like Bonsai, you might be missing out on a whole variety of plants to grow in your collection; Herbal Bonsai. Cultivating herbs for their medicinal purposes has been common practice for hundreds of years, but how to apply their qualities for Bonsai is relatively unknown.

The Noelanders Trophy show is about the end and, as always, it was a beautiful show displaying the best of the European Bonsai scene. In this post we share the winning trees and an overview of the exhibition.

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This story went viral on the internet, but it’s undeniably true. The Yamaki family, living in Hiroshima, styled and cared for this tree for five generations.

The National Bonsai Foundation is located inside the US National Arboretum, and was opened in 1976, with 53 Bonsai trees donated by the Nippon Bonsai Association.

The Kennett Collection is a private bonsai garden located in Kennett, PA. Check our photo report and video in this article.

This is a wonderfully detailed miniature Bonsai landscape, but on a huge scale. It was made by Bonsai group Namaste in India.

This weekend the Sakka Ten show is organized in the botanical garden in Rome. The show is a display of the autumn season, with Bonsai, Shohin, Suiseki and Kusamono.

We're honored to have been part of the Bonsai San show this year, by doing the interviews with the four apprentices and their master mr. Kimura - and to have witnessed and filmed the superb exhibition and demos.

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