Saturday, September 29, 2018

Dreaming about next spring

This is European 'Spruce #17. It now stands in a very good pot by Derek Aspinall. Nothing wring with that. Well, a naturalistic tree often looks better or more dramatic on a slab. Here is a virtual of what I can do in April/May next year. Technically this will be no problem. The challenge is to have the slab.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Field Elm #1

This tree is always the first one to shed foliage.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Kato book 100 best bonsai of Japan available

Available for US$ 200 plus shipping or 160 euro plus shipping. Book now in Germany

Large Japanese picture book, apparently about the 100 best bonsai in Japan around 1990

by the late Hatsuji Kato, son of Saburo Kato
35cm x 27cm, 14“ x 11“
ISBN-620-60423-2 (says the cover, but a search cannot find the book)
signed 1996 by Hatsuji Kato
text in Japanese only
100 images of the trees with extensive text in Japanese

Is valued by experts for at least US$ 20.