Last week, I broke out the winter clothes, left Japan and headed out on the first portion of my month-long teaching tour to Australia. This is my first trip to the southern hemisphere, and what better way to be introduced … Read More
Needle Juniper (Juniperus rigida) is a polarizing species in the bonsai world. Love ’em or hate ’em, they make incredible specimens if properly worked year after year. As with any Juniper species, Needle Junipers can be found with a range … Read More
First and foremost, thank you to everyone who signed up for and supported the recently released online Beginner’s Bonsai Course. With your help, it has been a huge success thus far! After receiving many requests, Bjorvala Bonsai and Bonsai Empire … Read More
After another major hiatus, The Bonsai Art of Japan is back with Episode 44, featuring Fujikawa International Bonsai School student Jerome Illat from France. Watch as Jerome takes you through the styling process of a field-grown Itoigawa Shimpaku Juniper!
The time has come! The Bonsai Beginner’s Course is now officially launched and is already making waves through the bonsai community. For the past few months Bjorvala Bonsai Studio and Bonsai Empire have been collaborating on an incredible new project, … Read More
Bonsai is undeniably an art, and one that deserves and demands to be recognized as such. At least this is the sentiment quite frequently, and fervently, echoed through the contemporary bonsai community. But bonsai has yet to truly receive acceptance … Read More