Category Archives: Friends

Swedish Bonsai Society exhibition

During the annual meeting in Gothenburg for the Swedish Bonsai Society (SBS), there was an informal exhibit and a formal one. The informal exhibit is how we usually do things, but this year was different. We also arranged six tokonomas with some of the better trees from the western division of SBS. This formal display were held for a week, but the informal portion which contained trees from all divisions, were open only for the weekend. I took a couple of pictures and will upload them here. I have divided…

Upcoming event!

I am really excited about this years annual meeting with my Bonsai Society. It´s held between the 5th and 7th of september in Gothenburg, with Kunio Kobayashi as the lead demonstrator. The botanical garden in Gothenburg is hosting a Japanese year and is thrilled to have him over as well. I think this is the first time he´s visiting Sweden and I hope he will like it. I recently purchased a savin Juniper (juniperus sabina) from Kaizen Bonsai to work on. I think it lends itself to either a cascade…

Månadsmöte med västra kretsen.

DÃ¥ var det dags igen att möta folket frÃ¥n Bonsaisällskapet i Göteborg. Den här gÃ¥ngen hade en del folk med sig träd att arbeta pÃ¥. Jag tog med mig min idegran som jag böjde den bakre grenen pÃ¥ för att passa som första grenen pÃ¥ höger sida. Bilden visar grenen innan böjning. Här har jag klyvt grenen och den kommer att fÃ¥ en förstärkning med längsgÃ¥ende koppartrÃ¥d och lindad med bast. Därefter lindade jag med koppartrÃ¥d och började böja. Jag tog det lugnt och böjde lite med jämna mellanrum under…

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