Chojubai and white pine from Nomoto Chinshou-en

Tsutomu Nomoto started Nomoto Chinshou-en on his birthday in 1973. Bonsai had been a family hobby for several generations but it wasn’t until Tsutomu turned away from¬†veterinary medicine – the default line of work for his family – that the hobby became a business. Tsutomu studied at Nakanishi Chinshou-en in Shikoku’s Kinashi bonsai district¬†(more at … Continue reading Chojubai and white pine from Nomoto Chinshou-en