Bonsai Mirai’s Ryan Neil has been doing a lot for Bonsai in North America. Most of us are no stranger to his work. Mirai Live is an online learning tool which streams live bonsai videos weekly. The archive is accessible for subscribers to watch again and again to hone their skills. Thus far, two of … Continue reading Spotlight: Mirai Live
Mirai Live is worth a look see. The video of this Beech Forest is well done. It’s especially informative for anyone planning their own forest planting. I myself am developing a group of Styrax(Japanese Snowbell) which I just re-potted. My trees require more time for root ball development and better branch structure, but are on … Continue reading Bonsai Forests + Big Beech by Mirai.
The East Van Bonsai library is growing. Here is the list of titles which are available to sign out to members. As well as some book recommendations which are certainly worth picking up for yourself. How does it work? Members can request the title prior to a club meeting and the material will be at … Continue reading Library & Bonsai Book Recommendations
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