Here’s the trailer for the educational bonsai course that Oscar Jonker and I have been working on for a year, filmed at Shinji Suzuki’s bonsai garden in Japan… Very excited the 500 discount coupons for the Bonsai Fundamentals Course have been snatched up only hours after we opened! However, you can still get a 30% […] … Continue reading Learn about bonsai online, from Michael Hagedorn. At your own pace.
Bonsai Empire(bonsaiempire.com) provides information, useful links to bonsai resources and clubs, and best of all, beautifully shot bonsai videos like this one on youtube. See the website and the youtube channel for much more. Bonsai Empire is just one of the excellent links listed on the resources page here on eastvanbonsai.com Continue reading Spotlight: Bonsai Empire
The New East Vancouver Bonsai Society(NEVBS) has been renamed to EAST VAN BONSAI. The group is now committed to holding monthly meetings or outings. The group will meet on the 4th Monday of the month, with some exceptions. East Van Bonsai; meets on the 4th Monday of most months. 7pm – 9pm usualy at 621 … Continue reading Moving Forward
The fourth European Bonsai San Show took place on October 15th and 16th this year. Below is a link to some excellent highlights from the event in Saulieu, Burgundy, France. This article and the images are from bonsai artist Harry Harrington. Images(link) here – Bonsai San Show Gallery Part 1 by Harry Harrington of Bonsai4me.com Do look into … Continue reading Highlights from the Bonsai San Show 2016
East Van Bonsai member Mike S. recently paid a visit to Anton Nijhuis of anijhuis.com Mike – Anton was gracious to show me around his garden and we talked trees, collecting, concrete pots, suiseki, rock hounding and more. Anton has a practical approach to collecting in the wild and straightforward methods of maintaining his sizable bonsai … Continue reading Yamadori collector Anton Nijhuis’s garden at a glance.
Bonsai inspiration, information and local resources are the types of links to be found on the resources page. This video is from 2014, published by Bonsai Empire. Kunio Kobayashi’s garden, Shunka-en. Continue reading The Resources page; Inspiration and information
EVB member Mike Simons made it out to see the trees and a demo. There wasn’t much there to see this year, but here are the images Mike took for us. -Thanks Mike! Bonsai display at The Vancouver Buddhist Temple. Jackson Ave @ Powell. A bonsai demo will take place Saturday and Sunday in the … Continue reading Powell Street Festival July 30-31 2016 Bonsai