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Tree the People Instagram Highlights

It has been a little over 1 year since I first started putting photos on Instagram as a way to keep track of my bonsai apprentice experience in Japan.  The IG page has been fairly successful and now that some time has passed it has…

Tosho & Tell: Needle junipers of Aichien

In this months article we’ll take a look at some of the high quality tosho (needle juniper) bonsai at Aichien.  Before I start going on and on I’ll let you know that the jib jab to photos ratio is severely out of proportion this time…

Maple Madness! Part 2.

Hey folks!  It’s Danny Coffey, back again with another post about trident maples.  As stated in the title this is Part 2 of the Maple Madness series.  That being said, I urge you to read or re-read Part 1 of this series.  I wrote it…

Repotting demonstration: Japanese Maple

Welcome to spring 2014!  I imagine at this point most of the people who read this blog have either finished up their repotting for the season or are close to it.  My original plan was to get this article up a couple of weeks earlier…

Buddha & Bonsai: Shimpukugi Temple bonsai show coverage.

Nestled in the bamboo covered hills just 45 minutes outside of Nagoya City, there’s a small town named Shimpukugi-Chu.  It’s a town built around (and named after) a magnificent Buddhist temple.  A temple and surrounding scenery that easily fits a westerners daydreams of what Japan…