This is a great time to bring tropical species such as figs and bougainvillea to work on. Root pruning and styling are both possible, so make sure you bring everything you’ll need if you want to spend your evening developing […]
Or any other species for that matter. I bought this trunk from a grower who had plaited a number of trident whips together. His words of wisdom- you have to let some grow out of the body, otherwise you end […]
The National Arboretum Canberra (NAC) and the National Bonsai & Penjing Collection of Australia (NBPCA) are pleased to announce the appointment of our inaugural NBPCA Patron. Congratulations and welcome to the team, Mr Lindsay Bebb. Mr Bebb’s profile within the […]
An elm that has greatly benefited from GoGo Juice. March 2018 – Well, the lower trunk was nice, and I thought the lower left branch would be the new apex. However, it thought differently and died, the little devil. I […]
As you are all well aware, Sydney and its surrounds are in lockdown which has significantly impacted on BSA activities. Both our August and September meetings and workshops are cancelled as well as our show in September. There is good […]
Experience the beauty of Japanese culture through bonsai, ikebana and kusamono with a focus on Australian native plants. Held at the National Arboretum Canberra, home to the National Bonsai and Penjing Collection of Australia. Information and bookings here.
Sweltering temperatures have arrived with the Central Coast and Sydney having already sustained a few 40° Celsius days in November. Trees will wilt before your eyes, especially with the dry desert wind driving this heat from the interior. Watering your […]
A new bonsai podcast, Bonsai Wire, is now available on podcast apps: http://bonsaiwirepodcast.com. Michael Hagedorn, Jonas Dupuich, Andrew Robson and John Eads cover topics in a roundtable format and interview others for their viewpoints. CALLING AUSTRALIAN BONSAI & PENJING ARTISTS […]