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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…

Styling Notes: Identifying problem areas and taking action.

When styling trees there are always problems to be solved.  Each tree is a bit like a puzzle.  If the pieces are in their proper place you can see the picture clearly.  Anyone who has ever attempted to style a tree knows what it’s like…

23rd annual Goman-Goku Bonsai Exibition

The Goman Goku bonsai show is hosted by Daijuen bonsai nursery at a performance theater in Okazaki Japan.  2013 marks the events 23rd year. It’s a small show, however the quality of trees is quite high in comparison to many regional bonsai shows of this…