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 … 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
Bonsai pots complete a composition and compliment the overall design of a tree. Much more than merely a vessel for a plant, they are an art in themselves. With so many choices, shapes and colours one can get lost for hours looking at pots in a studio or online. I sure do. This little 80 … Continue reading Getting all potted up.
May 21st-22nd was another spring bonsai show at VanDusen Gardens. The Sumi Bonsai Club of Vancouver put on their annual event which included some fantastic trees. Here are but a few images from the event. Do you want to contribute your photo’s? Contact us. Continue reading Sumi Bonsai Club Show 2016
Join the New East Vancouver Bonsai Society(Now, East Van Bonsai). Open to everyone. As member numbers increase, so will the benefits. Let’s connect, share experiences and spread this wonderful hobby. East Van Bonsai members may provide basic information, share their social media, bonsai images, and useful resources if they so choose. Membership is by donation. There is no … Continue reading Join The Club.
The Chinese Penjing Society of Canada had their annual Vancouver exhibition on May 14-15 this year(2016). It was at VanDusen Garden and featured a few vendors and a nice variety of trees. I couldn’t resist picking up a couple Japanese Maples myself. Here are just a few images from the show. Do you want to … Continue reading Highlights from the Vancouver Penjing Show