By richmond on March 13, 2019
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.MORE >>
By richmond on March 11, 2019
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.MORE >>
By richmond on January 25, 2019
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