Last weekend the Sei Boku Bonsai Kai held their 36th annual exhibit at the San Mateo Garden Center in San Mateo, California. By hosting the show on the first weekend of June, Sei Boku gives members the opportunity to display trees with flowers, with fruit, and with plenty of new growth. Azalea Eleagnus Coast redwood […]
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The Bay Area Satsuki Aikokai held its 24th annual exhibit last weekend at the Lake Merritt Garden Center in Oakland, California. And thanks to the weather this spring, the timing of the exhibit was perfect for seeing azaleas in full bloom. Osakazuki Sachi no Tsukasa Many of the flowers were familiar, but an equal number […]
The exhibit at Houston’s Bonsai on the Bayou featured a special display of accent plantings. The artist behind many of these, as well as many of the other accents in the exhibit, was Sooncheng Cheah. Sooncheng has been making accents for years and was recognized for her work at the 2016 US National Exhibition at […]
Anyone unfamiliar with the Texas bonsai scene might be surprised by the broad range of species in training in the Lone Star State. Alpine species, tropicals, and a variety of Texas natives are commonplace in Texas exhibits, and the recent LSBF/HBS/ABS event was no exception. Sea hibiscus, Hibiscus tiliaceus Sea hibiscus foliage Seeing such a […]
Last weekend the American Bonsai Society held their 2019 Convention in Houston, Texas. Hosted by the Houston Bonsai Society, the event featured an awesome program of workshops, demonstrations, lectures, and artist spotlights. The convention exhibit included bonsai, suiseki, and kusamono displays. Headliners Enrique Castano de la Serna, Boon Manakitivipart, and Ryan Neil selected the prize-winning […]