It would be difficult to visit the US National Bonsai Exhibition without bumping into, or at least spotting, the man who made it all happen, William N. Valavanis. William N. Valavanis Valavanis’ contributions to bonsai in the US are beyond impressive. In addition to birthing the US National Exhibition, Valavanis established the International Bonsai Arboretum, […]
US National Exhibition
At long last, I made it to a US National Bonsai Exhibition last month. The exhibit is held every other year in Rochester, NY, home to William N. Valavanis, the driving force behind the event. I wish I had gone sooner! Valavanis has done the impossible four times now, bringing together many of the best trees in […]
I had the good fortune to see the trees below on exhibit last month. Where were they on display? Trident maple Schillings Holly Bougainvillea Eastern white cedar Little hip hawthorn Japanese black pine Sargent juniper At the 4th US National Bonsai Exhibition in Rochester, NY. Tune in next week for more.