Shimpaku juniper #01

Shimpaku juniper #01

I posted this little guy on our old blog back in December 2018 when I did a restyling, here is a previous text: I purchased this shimpaku juniper 2 years ago as a little bit neglected used-to-be bonsai imported from Japan many years ago. In those past 2 growing seasons I´ve been wondering how to improve this tree in terms of aesthetic design and this late fall I reset the structure and change the planting

Taiwan bonsai gardens

Taiwan bonsai gardens

During our Taiwan trip, we had a chance to visit few bonsaists and their gardens. Of course, it was possible thanks to our great guide Min Hsuan Lo, so ones more, thanks a lot for this opportunity! It was inspiring to discuss about the different styles, tree species, possibilities, about the taiwanese approach to bonsai art. As we mentioned before, we like the taiwanese way of styling and also the way, how they prepare trees

Hwa Fong – Conifers – part 4

Hwa Fong – Conifers – part 4

See this amazing gallery of conifer bonsai trees from Hwa Fong exhibition. Really exceptional juniper and pine trees. What we like about these trees is the taiwanese styling, which is very different from the japanese style, but it looks much more natural and final result is very close to real junipers in nature. Later we will also post some shots of junipers from the mountains, so you can then compare it. It is good to