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Shipping Issues

I figured that with the thousands of hits daily I’m getting here, this would be the best place to duplicate this announcement. If you have ordered but did not receive a Robert Steven’s Replica Bonsai Pot or if you were … Continue reading

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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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A Brief Exploration of the Literati Style

Five Needle Pine by Qingquan Zhao Like the style itself, the name used to describe it takes on many forms and the usage changes from region to region. The word Literati is used by many practitioners and is a Latin name … Continue reading

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‘Bonsai Kusamono Suiseki’ by Willi Benz

Bonsai Kusamono Suiseki A Practical Guide for Organizing Displays with Plants and Stones by Willi Benz Stone Lantern Publishing Co., Watertown, MA USA: 204pp., ISBN 3-00-009322-2 This book is the bible of display. I realize that that the above statement is a strong … Continue reading

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‘The Growing Tree’ by Brayton F. Wilson

‘The Growing Tree’ Revised Edition by Brayton F. Wilson The University of Massachusetts Press: 138 pp., $30.00     Brayton Wilson Ph. D. is a Professor of Forestry at the University of California, Berkeley. His book, reviewed here, is often … Continue reading

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Bonsai: Living Sculpture, Not Living Painting

Co-written with Attila Soos   Printed with permission of the artist. © Curt Holzinger 02.21.06 Bonsai is closer in comparison to sculpture than any other art form in existence today. When styling, viewing, and displaying a bonsai – or debating … Continue reading

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The Art of Bonsai Design by Colin Lewis

The Art of Bonsai Design by Colin Lewis Sterling Publishing Company., Inc. New York: 160pp., $19.95 ISBN 0-4027-0070-9 First Paperback Edition 2001   When I first became involved in bonsai I started an unquenchable quest for knowledge and picked up … Continue reading

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