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
The Taiwanese Bonsai Club of Vancouver held their annual show on May 7th and 8th at the Taiwanese Cultural Centre. Though it was a very small show, it did have a nice variety of trees and friendly people. I had the privilege of meeting Mr. Ian Wang, who is an active member. He offered a … Continue reading Highlights from the Taiwanese Bonsai Show, May 2016
This May is packed full of Bonsai club shows in Vancouver. Hurrah! The following are the Vancouver based bonsai and penjing shows. Check out the official websites or contact the venues directly for the most accurate and up to date information. May 7 & 8th. 10:30am – 4:30pm Taiwanese Bonsai Show At the Taiwanese Cultural Centre, … Continue reading May is bonsai show month in Vancouver.
In an effort to promote local resources, and interest in the art of bonsai within Vancouver, East Van Bonsai is born. A source for information and common ground for all people, especially those of younger generations, like myself(30’s) who wish to connect with others in the community and share in this wonderful hobby. For now, as … Continue reading A New Hope – Bonsai In Vancouver