Master blacksmith Yasuhiro Hirakawa is the only traditional scissor maker left in Japan
A beautiful Hinoki forest planting by Bonsai master Masahiko Kimura
15 wonderful little, big forests for your viewing pleasure
Seen here is a stunning pink Bonsai azalea in bloom at the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum in Washington, D.C.
“Air Bonsai” is a project by Hoshinchu that adds a new feature to the art of Bonsai—levitation
Goshin (Japanese: “protector of the spirit”) is a bonsai created by Bonsai Master John Yoshio Naka. It is a forest planting of eleven Foemina junipers (Juniperus chinensis), the earliest of which Naka began training into bonsai in 1948. Naka donated it to the National Bonsai Foundation in 1984 for display at the United States…
Japanese artist Azuma Makoto recently ventured to Nevada’s Black Rock Desert (home of Burning Man) to launch a Japanese white pine bonsai into space. The artist also arranged a stunning bouquet with about 30 varieties of flowers from around the world and launched them into space as well. The project, entitled Exobiotanica, occurred on…