Bonsai Society of Australia Inc.

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Peter Warren is Coming to Australia

Peter is one of United Kingdom’s leading Bonsai professionals. His studio and nursery, Saruyama Bonsai, is located in London. Peter studied under Kunio Kobayashi for six years. He is well known and highly regarded in Europe and Japan where he is regularly featured on television and radio. Peter is a published author and well respected translator whose work is featured in bonsai magazines around the world.

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Scenes from BSA Annual Show 2019

Again, thank you so much to all those who helped with our show; from those who displayed trees and/or gave demonstrations to the very hard working volunteers who set up and pulled down the show and those who manned the […]

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September Demonstrator Recap: Leong Chong

Once again, Leong delivered a great talk illustrating how one can raise one’s bonsai practice from the ordinary to a more sophisticated and pleasing level. Leong very kindly provided the information quoted directly below. ‘There are many elements of a […]

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What to do in October

October is a busy period as this is the time when most growth happens on the trees in our bonsai collections. Watering should now be done daily, unless rain occurs. Be sure to check afterwards that the soil is moist […]

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August Demonstrator Recap: Allan Harding

Last month, Allan gave a thought-provoking presentation on how to develop one’s artistic skill with bonsai and/or penjing. Using Sydney artist Lindy Lee’s advice to young visual artists, Allan introduced us, through example, to the art of appropriation and its […]

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What to do in September

After a mild July, where I was concerned all my deciduous trees would come into leaf early, the balance was restored by a very cold August, which confirmed that the season was still very much winter! Now, at last, we […]

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Tree Making: New Etchings by Michael Kempson

Artist, bonsai artist and BSA member, Michael Kempson has a new exhibition of truly beautiful etchings at the Flinders Street Gallery, Darlinghurst. A master printmaker, Michael combines an artist’s sensibility with great technical skill. These works examine ideas of bonsai- […]

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Bonsai Comprehensive: Ingrid Bauer

A few members of BSA Inc attended the Shohin Comprehensive Demonstration and Presentation featuring Koji Hiramatsu, at Steve Hantos’s new venue, the custom built AusBonsai Studio set amongst a most tranquil Japanese garden in Rosehill, Sydney. Topics covered were growing […]

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July Demonstrator Recap: Ian White and Sean Hood

Another great demo from Ian and Sean on root over rock last month and if you’ll excuse the pun, between them they covered all facets. Root over rock can be broken down into three basic parts: selecting the material, putting […]

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August’s Demonstrator: Allan Harding

Allan is well known for his involvement in the Penjing Institute of Australia with Kingston Wang and his role previously in maintaining the bonsai and penjing at the Chinese Gardens of Friendship at Darling Harbour. Allan studied bonsai for fifteen […]

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