The variety of accent plants on display at the 6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition was fantastic. Here is a small sample. Dwarf variegated bamboo and pyrossia sp. Sedum on volcanic stone Mixed planting Equisetum, selaginella, and moss Mixed planting Hen and chicks on volcanic stone Violets Dwarf pitcher plant Hen and chicks in Bunzan pot […]
Exhibits are where we can see bonsai at their best. Explore posts from Bonsai Exhibits in the U.S. and Japan featuring trees from the world-famous Kokufu and Taikan-ten.
On September 8th and 9th, William N. Valavanis hosted the 6th U.S. National Bonsai Exhibition in Rochester, New York. It was an awesome event. The exhibit featured over 300 bonsai – an impressive feat considering the quality of the trees – demonstrations by Taiga Urushibata, Lindsay Bebb, and Mauro Stemberger, plus lectures, critiques, and the […]
The Bonsai Society of Portland and Pacific Northwest Bonsai Clubs Association presented the 2018 Northwest Bonsai Rendezvous this month in Milwaukie, Oregon. The event was a big success! Three days of workshops, critiques, and demonstrations made the time fly by. Just steps away, a high quality exhibition featured some of the region’s best trees. Here […]
I’d like to share photos from some recent exhibits over the next few posts beginning with the Redwood Empire Bonsai Society’s 35th annual event held last month in Santa Rosa, California. As always, the show featured demonstrations by Kathy Shaner, a large vendor area, and a variety of coast redwood bonsai. Coast redwood, pot by […]
The American Bonsai Society and the Bonsai Society of Greater St. Louis hosted Gateway to Bonsai this past weekend in Collinsville, Illinois. The event drew visitors from all over the country – and a few from outside the U.S. – who enjoyed a good selection of workshops, seminars, and demonstrations. In between the scheduled events, attendees had […]