Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Articles on miscellaneous subjects pertaining to bonsai.

The Next Generation

Today we are training and developing the next generation of bonsai artists. Through our actions and even through our inactions we are creating the state of bonsai in the future, we are developing the future artists, and we are cultivating … Continue reading

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Babylon: The Origin of Bonsai?

“The Confusion of Tongues” by Gustave Doré (1865)(This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.) The Chinese Connection It would seem that in almost every written history of bonsai, credit for its invention is attributed largely … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Mushrooms

  As bonsaist, we spend a great deal of time studying trees in their natural environment. We observe their beauty as we drive past them when we commute and we rejoice in their splendor as we walk through the woods … Continue reading

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Defining Bonsai

Bonsai and photograph by Vance Hanna What is Bonsai?The question above seems easy enough, yet this very question has led to many great and heated debates in the world of bonsai, both on and off line. The word bonsai, being … Continue reading

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