News & Misc

MARCH 2019 IBA – NEWSLETTER

The 6th Japan Suiseki Exhibition is being held at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in Ueno Park, Tokyo, on February 14-17, 2019. This is the same venue as the Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition, but in a different gallery on the 2nd floor. It was Norio Kobayashi’s (no relation to Kunio Kobayashi,) dream to elevate the art of bonsai by having an exhibition in an art museum. 

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JANUARY 2019 – IBA NEWSLETTER

Earlier this month I visited the east coast of Florida. The person we stayed with suggested we visit a local botanical garden, Heathcoate Gardens. We paid our fee and began walking thepath away from the entrance building. Almost immediately, we came to a Japanese looking entrance gate. Beyond was a surprise treasure I did not expect. A bonsai garden.

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NOVEMBER 2018 – IBA NEWSLETTER

The 2018 summer growing season has come to an end with a hard freeze a few days ago. But, before winter arrived, my deciduous bonsai decided to put on a show and I’d like to share their beauty with you. 


November 2018 – IBA NEWSLETTER

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