Category Archives: Ethics + History
How many can one man amass before he has too many bonsai? Sometimes I fear that I have too many trees in my collection. I have about 15 nice bonsai and 20 or 30 sticks in pots and in the ground. Even though I have that many bonsai I still have a list of ones [...]
Penjing is where bonsai has it’s roots from. It is a landscape of rocks and trees instead of a single tree as the standard bonsai form. Put simply, it’s a landscape in miniature. Penjing is very important to bonsai because bonsai is actually a refined version of the art. When we add rocks, models and [...]
As you may have noticed, I am a little obsessed with bonsai and trees.Â Just how fanatical are you about your bonsai?Â For most of us it is a hobby which keeps us entertained (and out of trouble!).Â For others it is a way of life which includes working with them all day, going to [...]
Bonsai have increased in popularity immensely recently. Every week there seems to be more and more on ebay for sale, some going for huge amounts of money. The bonsai population has certainly increased in my garden also, I think they are starting to take over.