Colorado Bonsai – A Look at American Bonsai Ryan Neil’s Show at Portland Japanese Garden

Ryan Neal, from Bonsai Miari, created a new Bonsai show in the Portland Japanese garden. The new show pushes the envelope for how trees are shown/displayed. I think this new concept is striking and very well done!! Please take the … Continue reading →

Colorado Bonsai – Walter Pall International Bonsai Academy in Boulder – Oktoberfest 2016

Walter Pall held one of his International Bonsai Academy sessions in Boulder, Colorado. He also did a tree analysis at the local club meeting. Here is a link to his post on the subject: International Bonsai Academy in Boulder – … Continue reading →

Colorado Bonsai Survey

I have created a new section for Bonsai discussions or editorials by some of the leading Bonsai artists. Our first editorial is by International Bonsai Master Walter Pall. Walter has made some great points and observations of the current state … Continue reading →

New Educational Bonsai Video’s for long Colorado winters!

I have added 9 really great videos to the Educational video’s section of the web site. You can really learn a lot from the videos and get some great tips and more importantly fantastic advice. The great thing about these … Continue reading →

Bonsai Shows – Great Learning Opportunities

I like watching videos of Bonsai shows from all over the world. You can learn a lot from watching these videos. While most of these videos do not provide any instructional value, they do provide you with world class tree’s … Continue reading →

The “Van Meer” Technique – How to use folds of bark to cover fresh Bonsai wounds.

Hans Van Meer shows us how to use living folds of bark to cover fresh wounds on a trunk or even a root. Its a great idea. This method shortens the healing process of major wounds very quickly. The “Van … Continue reading →

Great tip from Tony Tickle on how to anchor a Literati Bonsai.

Tony Tickle shows how to use rebar to anchor a tall Blackthorn to its pot. Its a great idea and I have not seen anyone doing this. It would seem to be more secure then just using screws or trying … Continue reading →